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Line AB is tangent to the circle at B. m<A = 14 and mBC=112
a. Find x.
b. Find y.
 7 months ago
 7 months ago
Line AB is tangent to the circle at B. m<A = 14 and mBC=112 a. Find x. b. Find y.
 7 months ago
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mathstudent55Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1377144471353:dw
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OpenSessameBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
\[14=.5(112X)\] Is that how i would do it?
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OpenSessameBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Or \[14=.5(x112)\]
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mathstudent55Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1377145019880:dw
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OpenSessameBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
is 84 X? i feel like im missing something..
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mathstudent55Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Yes, x = 84. Now you still need y.
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OpenSessameBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
i wouldnt use the same theorem right?
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mathstudent55Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
No. This a different case. You need a different theorem for this one.
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mathstudent55Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
y is the measure of an angle. It is not a length. Perimeter or circumference is a length.
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OpenSessameBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Okay...So then I'm clueless.
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mathstudent55Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
An angle formed by a tangent and a chord that intersect on the circle is half the measure of the intercepted arc.
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mathstudent55Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1377145667642:dw
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OpenSessameBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
But we need to find the arc...right?
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mathstudent55Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
What is the degree measure of arc CD?
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mathstudent55Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
What is the degree measure of an entire circle as an arc?
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mathstudent55Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Right. Which parts of the circle below do you know the measures of? dw:1377145802550:dw
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mathstudent55Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1377145885955:dw
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mathstudent55Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Correct. Now you need half of that for y.
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mathstudent55Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
You deserve a medal.
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OpenSessameBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I just need someone to guide me threw the first couple of times then i start getting it lol
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mathstudent55Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
That's the whole idea of studying and having a teacher or a tutor.
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OpenSessameBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Do you know anything about probability distribution?And Im studying online, so i miss out on that just a little bit!
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mathstudent55Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
No, sorry, probability is not my thing.
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OpenSessameBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Alright, thanks for your help!
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OpenSessameBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Thanks to you and @Directrix I understand geometry!
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mathstudent55Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
That's great, thanks. Keep asking questions. That's how you learn. You can tag me any time. If I'm not on, I'll see it the next time I'm on, and if you didn't get any response yet, I'll try to help.
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