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ashleyvee

  • 2 years ago

Can someone help me find the length in this problem? Its between 22 and 23.

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  1. ashleyvee
    • 2 years ago
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  2. cwrw238
    • 2 years ago
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    i'll have to checkout the theorem PK^2 = the product of the other two segments hold on a moment

  3. ganeshie8
    • 2 years ago
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    PK^2 = PS.PT

  4. ashleyvee
    • 2 years ago
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    20 times 6. or 20 plus 6 ?

  5. cwrw238
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    right ganes has got it its times

  6. ashleyvee
    • 2 years ago
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    20*6=1200

  7. cwrw238
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    also PK^2 = PN * PM so PN.PM = PS.PT

  8. ashleyvee
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    22* ?= 1200

  9. ashleyvee
    • 2 years ago
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    i dont have pn

  10. cwrw238
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    you have the wrong values PS = 20 and PT = 26

  11. ashleyvee
    • 2 years ago
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    20*26 = ?

  12. ashleyvee
    • 2 years ago
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    520

  13. cwrw238
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    right now lets let PN = x so PM = 22 + x do u follow that?

  14. ashleyvee
    • 2 years ago
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    yeah.. but how do i get x?

  15. ashleyvee
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    is my answer 22 or 23 is all im asking.. :/

  16. cwrw238
    • 2 years ago
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    PN . PM = x (x + 22) right

  17. ashleyvee
    • 2 years ago
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    ive wasted 18 minutes on this problem alone. im going to have to move on now. thx for trying.

  18. cwrw238
    • 2 years ago
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    well another 3 minutes and we've done it

  19. cwrw238
    • 2 years ago
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    and learning how to do it is not a waste of time...

  20. ashleyvee
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    it should take less then 5 to do this problem. so yeah i would call it a waste. :/

  21. ashleyvee
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    Especially since i have about 10 more problems just like this.. i cant take 20 minutes to do each. thats insane/ thanks for trying again..

  22. ganeshie8
    • 2 years ago
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    Once you know how to do it, it takes no time... how much time did u take learning walking when you're kid ? stop rushing ok...

  23. cwrw238
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    x(x+22) = 520 x^2 + 22x - 520 = 0 x = 14.42

  24. ashleyvee
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    Ive tried for 4 years. I just give up. Sorry for being rude. But thanks.

  25. cwrw238
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    * 14.32

  26. cwrw238
    • 2 years ago
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    yw

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