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sedighn
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In triangle ABC, find k if there is only one possible value for x.
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In triangle ABC, find k if there is only one possible value for x.
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sirm3d Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
dw:1352018124446:dw the only possible solution is when the segment of length k is perpendicular to the segment of length x.
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klimenkov Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Did you get it?
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sedighn Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Thanks sirm3d. Hmm... sort of
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sedighn Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I don't quite understand why the only possible solution is when the segment of length k is perpendicular to the segment of length x
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klimenkov Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
If k is not perpendicular, you will have 2 different values of x. Look at the picture sirm3d drew for you.
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klimenkov Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
But in the statement of the problem you have only one possible value for x.
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sedighn Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Oh I see now! Thanks for that :)
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