anonymous
  • anonymous
Given that IJKL is a square, find x & y. (PLEASE ANY HELP:)
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anonymous
  • anonymous
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anonymous
  • anonymous
a) x=2, y=8 b) x=8, y=2 c) x=43, y=2 d) x=2, y=43
anonymous
  • anonymous
since all the sides a equal in a square, 2x+4=3y+8=5y+4. first, find the value of y. 3y+8=5y+4=>2y=4=>y=2 substitute the value of y in 2x+4=3y+8 =>2x+4=3(2)+8 =>2x+4=14=>2x=10=> x=5.

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anonymous
  • anonymous
so my answer is b or c??
anonymous
  • anonymous
x=5 and y=2.
anonymous
  • anonymous
x=5 isnt one of my options. i think theres a mistake somewhere.
anonymous
  • anonymous
a) x=2, y=8 b) x=8, y=2 c) x=43, y=2 d) x=2, y=43 Here are my options.
anonymous
  • anonymous
And ive checked my work twice. No numbers are out of order or misplaced.
ganeshie8
  • ganeshie8
hint :- angle in a square is 90 degrees
ganeshie8
  • ganeshie8
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ganeshie8
  • ganeshie8
2x + 4 = 90 solve x
anonymous
  • anonymous
2x+4= 90 ?
ganeshie8
  • ganeshie8
yes
anonymous
  • anonymous
2x=86
anonymous
  • anonymous
x=43
ganeshie8
  • ganeshie8
yes !
anonymous
  • anonymous
ohk..i got it wrong. i thought 2x+4 is the length of the side. sorry, my bad!
anonymous
  • anonymous
so its C! :D Thank you guys so much!!
anonymous
  • anonymous
its okay!
ganeshie8
  • ganeshie8
gw !
anonymous
  • anonymous
sorry again. i was answering so confidently. it was weird.

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