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UmmmHELP
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1358058014261:dw

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

agent0smith
 one year 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
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no I drew it like how it was shown... and okay

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

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

agent0smith
 one year 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
 one year 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
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I mean I really dont know sorry

agent0smith
 one year 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
 one year 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
 one year 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
 one year 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
 one year 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
 one year 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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