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anonymous
 3 years ago
Geometry sidespliting Theorem.
anonymous
 3 years ago
Geometry sidespliting Theorem.

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anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1358229934642:dw

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Use the sidespliting theorem to find x.

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1358230905589:dw

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the bottom one is messy by ? and 6 equals 15

mathstudent55
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1When you draw a segment parallel to one side of a trianlge, it splits the other sides into proportional segements. dw:1358231159770:dw

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yeah I did that but my whats the correct answer for x? I foiled the numbers then tried to factor but that didn't work.

mathstudent55
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Cross multiply, then FOIL on both sides. (x  1)(x  2) = (x + 1)(x  3)

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0thanks I'll try that again

mathstudent55
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1x^2  3x + 2 = x^2  2x  3

mathstudent55
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Tell me if you get the above.

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0thats what i got but then x would have to be x^2  x + 5 = x^2 that would have to be the answer.

mathstudent55
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Good. Now subtract x^2 from both sides.

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.00= x + 5 then add x to the other side x= 5

mathstudent55
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1x^2  3x + 2 = x^2  2x  3  x^2 x^2  3x + 2 = 2x  3 + 2x 2 +2x  2  x = 5 x = 5

mathstudent55
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1That's it. You got it.

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I appreciate all the help, I just didn't know I could subtract 2x. thanks very much.
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