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dw:1380240656292:dw

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Do you need to find "x"?

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yeah

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dw:1380240805073:dw

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Yes, no, maybe?

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yes its 90

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Good! Do you know how many degree there is in a straight angle?

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180

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Good job! Now you can set up an equation. dw:1380240985189:dw Does the equation make sense?

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kinda

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Alright, I'll explain it in detail at the end. Anyway, combine like terms.
90 + (10) = ?
4x + x = ?

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so 90+10=80
5x

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Good! dw:1380241194913:dw Do you know what to do next?

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subtract 80 from 180 which would be 5x=100
x=20

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Good job. So x = 20. I hoep this help!

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hope*

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Anyway, the reason why the equation make sense is because if you plug x into the angles: dw:1380241423965:dw

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thanks

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dw:1380241460361:dw

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Yeah, no problem. :)