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Mrfootballman97
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1362969188403:dw

Mrfootballman97
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1@mathstudent55 can you help?

mathstudent55
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Same idea as before. Multiply two segments of one chord and set equal to the product of the two segments of the other chord: 2(3x  2) = 5x

mathstudent55
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Now you need to solve that equation for x.

Mrfootballman97
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1hmmm im having trouble

mathstudent55
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1First, you need to distribute the 2 on the left side.

mathstudent55
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1An example of the distributive property os: 2(4x  8) = 2*4x  2*8 = 8x  16 Now apply the distributive property to 2(3x  2)

mathstudent55
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1There is no equal sign inside the left side. The left side is simply 2(3x  2)

Mrfootballman97
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1oops i meant 6x  4

mathstudent55
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Good, now that is equal to 5x, so write that.

mathstudent55
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Now subtract 5x from both sides.

Mrfootballman97
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1is the final answer 1x = 4?

mathstudent55
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1You are very close. You are correct that there is a 4 on the right side. Look on the left side. You have 6x on the left side and you subtracted from it 5x. What is 6x  5x?

mathstudent55
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.16x  4 = 5x 6x  5x = 4

Mrfootballman97
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so is 3 the final answer?

Mrfootballman97
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1no because 5 + 3 is not 9

Mrfootballman97
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1ughh im getting frustrated lol

mathstudent55
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.11x = 4 means x = 4. x = 4 is the final answer

Mrfootballman97
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1lol i completely missed that

mathstudent55
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.11x is the same as x. 1b is the same as b. etc.

Mrfootballman97
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1yeah i forgot about that. Thanks!
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