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Renee99
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Gina has a pair of wall hangings in the shape of congruent triangles. The measure of angle ABC is equal to the measure of angle DEF.
What is the value of x?
A. 3
B. 4.5
C. 6
D. 6.5
I did this twice and got x = 2 both times? What am I doing wrong here? Can someone help me?
 2 years ago
 2 years ago
Renee99 Group Title
Gina has a pair of wall hangings in the shape of congruent triangles. The measure of angle ABC is equal to the measure of angle DEF. What is the value of x? A. 3 B. 4.5 C. 6 D. 6.5 I did this twice and got x = 2 both times? What am I doing wrong here? Can someone help me?
 2 years ago
 2 years ago

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7/7 = 2x4/x+2 7x+14 and 14x  28 x=2 and x=2 7/5 = 2x4/x+2 7x+14 and 10x20 x = 2 and x = 2 ???Is this wrong???
 2 years ago

vivalakoda Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I think that you're looking at the problem wrong. Set 2x4=x+2 and solve, because they are equal to each other and solve for x that way!
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Renee99 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
okay, thanks, hold on, I'll try it...
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vivalakoda Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
2x4=x+2 Add 4 to both sides 2x=x+6 Subtract x x=6 Yes!
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Renee99 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yay! thank you for helping me!
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vivalakoda Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
You're welcome, good luck :)
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