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Ammarah
 3 years ago
Find the value of x in the circle. Explain your reasoning.
Ammarah
 3 years ago
Find the value of x in the circle. Explain your reasoning.

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jim_thompson5910
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so you are saying EF = 15 units and HG = 15 units ?

jim_thompson5910
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1these two triangles are congruent by the HL property dw:1361850491541:dw

jim_thompson5910
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so AQ = QB by CPCTC so 4x  1 = x+8

Ammarah
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ohhh i was doing it equal to 15!!

jim_thompson5910
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1no, those 15s really play no part in finding x, just in showing that the two triangles are congruent

Ammarah
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ohhlk so the answer is 7

jim_thompson5910
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.14x  1 = x+8 4x  x = 8 + 1 3x = 9 x = ?

Ammarah
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the answer in my book says 7/3

Mertsj
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Congruent chords are equidistant from the center of a circle.

jim_thompson5910
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1must be a typo since it's just x = 3

Mertsj
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Are you sure it is not 4x+1 in your picture?

Mertsj
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1So now, when you equate the distances from the center, you will get 7/3 for x.

jim_thompson5910
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1oh that makes more sense now
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