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briana.img

  • one year ago

Someone please help me figure out this problem. I keep getting numbers that aren't factorable.

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  1. briana.img
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  2. briana.img
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    I ended up with o=x^2+15-85 but it's not factorable

  3. jim_thompson5910
    • one year ago
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    Wait, I don't see x anywhere in the circle drawing

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    • one year ago
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    did you make AD = x ?

  5. briana.img
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    yeah

  6. jim_thompson5910
    • one year ago
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    you will use theorem 2 on this page http://www.regentsprep.org/Regents/math/geometry/GP14/CircleSegments.htm

  7. jim_thompson5910
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    so, AB*AC = AD*AE 5*12 = x*15 x = ??

  8. briana.img
    • one year ago
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    @jim_thompson5910 oh wow thanks i wasn't taught that way x=4

  9. jim_thompson5910
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    correct, x = 4

  10. jim_thompson5910
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    I'm curious now. How did your teacher show you instead of that method (from the link)?

  11. briana.img
    • one year ago
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    @jim_thompson5910 sorry openstudy is being very glitchy for me but

  12. jim_thompson5910
    • one year ago
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    ah I see now. Thanks and yeah OS is very glitchy for me too sometimes

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