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anonymous
 one year ago
Find the length of AD if AB = 24, DE = 8, and DC = 12.
A.) 8
B.) 10
C.) 12
D.) 14
anonymous
 one year ago
Find the length of AD if AB = 24, DE = 8, and DC = 12. A.) 8 B.) 10 C.) 12 D.) 14

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1435240892348:dw

Vocaloid
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1435241349253:dw

Vocaloid
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1alright, we can see from the drawing that AE + FB + DC = 24, which is the length of the bottom, right? first off, we need to find the length of AE from the diagram we can see that AE and FB are equal, so our equation becomes 2*(AE) + DC = 24 DC = 12, so 2*(AE) + 12 = 24 2*(AE) = 12 AE = 6, but we're not done yet

Vocaloid
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1435241533688:dw

Vocaloid
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1according to the Pythagorean theorem, C^2 = 8^2 + 6^2 solve for C

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok what ur going to do is think a+b but you are left with de and dc but you have to think what would u do? add subtract what i was thinking to subtract the AB to the DC so what ur going to do is 2412=12 so i was thinking 8 is not a answer cause what would u do with 8? 128=4 so ur answer is C for the remainder of 8 so C=12 is ur answer

Vocaloid
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1previous answer is incorrect

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what are u just trying to show that ur smarter ok its wrong i know ur helping but you cant derecctly say its wrong with NO provf so why are u sayin its c what are u even doing? no offense i wouldn't let u help

Vocaloid
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1C^2 = 8^2 + 6^2 C is clearly 10, not 12...

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0umm its says rigt there C=12 B is 10

Vocaloid
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1C^2 = 8^2 + 6^2 = 64 + 36 = 100 C^2 = 100 C = 10

Vocaloid
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Oh, I see what you mean, what I meant was that C in my diagram was 12, not the answer choice C

Vocaloid
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1435242357172:dw

Vocaloid
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1anyway, the final answer should be 10 (B)

Vocaloid
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1sorry for the confusion, I should have picked a different variable name, like x
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