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xxjakkixx

  • 3 years ago

What is the value of x? 5.1 in 4.9 in 4 in 4.5 in i think its 4.9 but not sure

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  1. hba
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    Where is the diagram ?

  2. xxjakkixx
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  3. hba
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    Use similar triangles. Ratio for sides. \[4/(4+18) = x / (x+22)\]

  4. xxjakkixx
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    5.5=22x/x?

  5. hba
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    What ?

  6. xxjakkixx
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    i'm so confused

  7. hba
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    Cross multiply \[4(x+22)=x(4+18)\]

  8. hba
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    Now can you solve for x ?

  9. xxjakkixx
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    so its 5.1

  10. hba
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    Did you calculate it ?

  11. xxjakkixx
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    yeah... i got 5.1

  12. hba
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    Show me your working...

  13. hba
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    @xxjakkixx

  14. xxjakkixx
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    wait i just redid it and i got 4.... i dont understand this at all

  15. hba
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    I said show me your work;

  16. hba
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    You have to use the distributive property to solve it a(x+y)=ax+ay

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