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Colt45

Find the value of x. Then find the measure of each labeled angle

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  1. Colt45
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    |dw:1351132812622:dw|

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  2. lgbasallote
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    ahh transversals huh

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  3. Colt45
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    i guess so

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  4. lgbasallote
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    here's a hint: |dw:1351132987818:dw| those angles are equal

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  5. lgbasallote
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    does that give you any ideas?

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  6. Colt45
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    i just dont know where to start

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    i dont know what to make it equal

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  8. lgbasallote
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    from your drawing...what are the angles that are equal?

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  9. Colt45
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    3x+23 and y

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  10. lgbasallote
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    and?

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  11. lgbasallote
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    what else?

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  12. Colt45
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    idk

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  13. lgbasallote
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    look clsoely at your drawing

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    do i combine the two equations and make them equal to 180

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  15. lgbasallote
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    |dw:1351133521610:dw| what are the angles there?

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    the top left one needs to be down on the underside of that line in my picture i tried to draw a arrow

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    ?

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  18. lgbasallote
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    well then...that's different....

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    |dw:1351133688499:dw|

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    so only 3x + 23 are equal

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    3x + 23 and y are equal*

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  22. Colt45
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    yeah my bad

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  23. lgbasallote
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    then 2x + 12 and y are linear pairs....so like you said...they add up to 180 2x + 12 + y = 180

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    and since y and 3x + 23 are equal, you can substitute 2x + 12 + 3x + 23 = 180 solve for x

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    y is the same as 3x + 23?

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    do you know the rest from there?

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    only if x = 29...

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    i think so

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  29. lgbasallote
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    2x + 12 + 3x + 23 = 180 5x + 35 = 180 5x = 145 x = 29 right

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    i got it. thanks

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