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UmmmHELP

  • 3 years ago

Given that AE ll BD , solve for x. The diagram is not drawn to scale.

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  2. Directrix
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    If a line is parallel to one side of a triangle and intersects the other two, then it divides them proportionally.

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    11/x = 7/5 Cross multiply and solve for x.

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    7.86?

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    @Directrix I got 7.86 but my options are 7 6/7 3 2/11 15 2/5 26 2/5

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    I don't do decimals so I'll do fractions. 11/x = 7/5 7x = 55 x = 55/7 ---> Is that 7 and 6/7?

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    thought so thats what I ended up picking! thanks!

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    I just realized that we are doing two different problems at the same time here. What about the other one? Did you solve it?

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    no I didnt I was still confused and im running out of time :o so frustrated

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