xxjakkixx
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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Where is the diagram ?

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

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5.5=22x/x?

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What ?

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i'm so confused

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

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Now can you solve for x ?

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so its 5.1

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Did you calculate it ?

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yeah... i got 5.1

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Show me your working...

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

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I said show me your work;

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