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 2 years ago
Was trying to help someone with a highschool geometry problem. Now I am stuck myself
 2 years ago
Was trying to help someone with a highschool geometry problem. Now I am stuck myself

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Hero
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0This ought to be interesting

Hero
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0And what exactly were you asked to do with that?

richyw
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0given that \(m\angle Q=42^{\circ}\), and the line NQ bisects \(\angle MNP\), and the line PQ bisects \(\angle MPR\) Find \(m\angle M\)

richyw
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0not sure if it's the notation that is throwing me off?

UnkleRhaukus
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1352873934959:dw

UnkleRhaukus
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the internal angle sum of a triangle is 180° the internal angle sum of a quadrilateral is 360°

UnkleRhaukus
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0are the lines QM and RN parallel by any chance?

richyw
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I wasn't sure, but I tried under that assumption.

richyw
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh the answer is 84 by the way. This isn't what I got

richyw
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yup just tried again. is anyone actually trying this?

UnkleRhaukus
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i dont think those lines could be parallel

richyw
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0that is what I figured as well. so I attempted by just assuming that N,P and R all lie on one line. But then I can't figure out if there is a solution.

UnkleRhaukus
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1352875825955:dw

Hero
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1352876464319:dw More assumptions

richyw
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I have to give up! If someone figures it out please post it. I really don't know.

Shadowys
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The question seems to be missing something. Is there a length somewhere? Or maybe it's cylic? It's brings me to a wild goose chase....

Shadowys
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0What's the answer? 84? if it's 84 then its parallel...

richyw
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0how did you work that out?

Hero
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@Shadowy, your logic appears to be flawed: 2(42) + 2x = 180? How?

Shadowys
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Well,since \(\Delta \)MPN is an isosceles triangle, angle MPN=angle MNP, so at the point P, y=42, 2y+2x=180.

Hero
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Bro, there's no evidence that suggests MPN is isosceles

Shadowys
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0If and only if the MQ and NP is parallel, then as shown above, QM=MP=MN. And the answer happens to be 84. So this assumption is right.
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