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UmmmHELP
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Find the values of a and b

agent0smith
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I'm guessing the drawing should have a bit more info, like so: dw:1358058101934:dw ie the top is parallel with the bottom. Now, angle a + 42 = 180, and angle b + 108 = 180.

UmmmHELP
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no I drew it like how it was shown... and okay

wio
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I think @agent0smith is right, we need more info

UmmmHELP
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0wells thats exactly what it looks like, the way i draw it i swear

agent0smith
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1@UmmmHELP the way it is drawn, I don't think it's possible to find a and b  all you can say is that: \[a + b + 42 + 108 = 360\]But this isn't enough info to find a and b. Since you aren't given any side lengths. The drawing looks like it has parallel lines, so maybe you're meant to assume they're parallel.

UmmmHELP
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I dont know cause Im looking at it now and it doesnt have the lines...so u really dont know sorry haha thats just all they gave me

UmmmHELP
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I mean I really dont know sorry

agent0smith
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Well if they aren't parallel lines, there's no way to find a and b, you only know that: \[a+b = 210\]and you can't solve this for a and b. Assume they're parallel and you can find them as i showed above.

agent0smith
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1They look parallel in the drawing you gave, so you're probably safe to assume they are

agent0smith
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Assuming they're parallel, do you know how to solve for a and b? \[ a + 42 = 180 \] \[b + 108 = 180 \]

UmmmHELP
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0sorry I wasnt even on the site for a while... Um I dont know..isnt it something with subtracting

agent0smith
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Yes, in the first equation, you'd subtract 42 from both sides to find a. You can find b in a similar way.

agent0smith
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1To find b, you'd subtract 108 from both sides of the equation b + 108 = 180, but it sounds like you got it! :)
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