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anonymous
 one year ago
What is the length of Line Segment AC? Show your work.
anonymous
 one year ago
What is the length of Line Segment AC? Show your work.

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The triangles are similar, so corresponding sides are proportional. \[\frac{ 3 }{ 51 }=\frac{ x }{ 144x }\] cross multiply

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh okay so it would be 3*144x = 51*x Right?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You're going to have to distribute the 3 so use parentheses 3(144x) = 51*x

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I don't know what you mean

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0how do you Distribute?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0multiply the 3 by both of the terms in the parentheses. For exampledw:1433956499272:dw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1433956599192:dw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Right, so now the equation is \[4323x=51x\] Now add 3x to both sides

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0If you add 3x all the x's will be on the right side

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yeah how do you get rid of 51

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you don't have to do anything to 51x. Add 3x to both side so the equation to get rid of 3x on the left.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1433957044865:dw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0and that's my answer?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you have to solve the equation for x, then plug in what you get to find AC
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