Got Homework?
Connect with other students for help. It's a free community.
Here's the question you clicked on:
 0 viewing

This Question is Closed

amistre64Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
in order for the line to be 8, the angle has to be greater than zero
 one year ago

amistre64Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
oh ... its an equation in x ... thought x was the angle at first
 one year ago

amistre64Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i would say that 5x+3 has to be less than 58
 one year ago

lollyBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
sooo...how do you find x? or what am i supposed to be finding?
 one year ago

amistre64Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
well, we want the angle to be greater than 0 and less than 58; so solve those 2 conditions to find your limits
 one year ago

amistre64Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
5x+3 > 0 and 5x+3 < 58
 one year ago

amistre64Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
58 corresponds to 11, which is what the left side is telling us; and the right side say in order to be 8, the angle needs to be bigger than zero, since and angle of zero gives us a zero length
 one year ago

lollyBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
soo which one would it be?
 one year ago

amistre64Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
youll have to do the math from the equation i gave you ...
 one year ago

amistre64Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
5x+3 > 0 and 5x+3 < 58 solve x for each case
 one year ago

amistre64Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yes, minus 3 then divide off the 5
 one year ago

nickersiaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Ok here is what I think :) AB = BC BD = BD So those two triangles ABD and BCD have two same sides. ABD got third side 11, and opposite angle 58 BCD got third side 8, and oppsoite angle 5x+3 So we can use proportion 11:58=8:(5x+3) 55x+33=464 55x=431 x=7.84 Something around, I'm not sure does x has to be that number, any way you have options, which makes it easier... A is not for sure, because it is almost impossible when sides BD and BC are same as in ABD triangle, and the side is 8, to use 0.00000001 for x, which will be aroud 3 degrees... B got negative value, same story C smallest number will make angle bigger that 58 degrees, so not this one too D is the right answer, I think I hope I helped you, this was a really hard one... Enjoy and good luck! :)
 one year ago
See more questions >>>
Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.
spraguer
(Moderator)
5
→ View Detailed Profile
is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...
23
 Teamwork 19 Teammate
 Problem Solving 19 Hero
 Engagement 19 Mad Hatter
 You have blocked this person.
 ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...
Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.