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anonymous
 one year ago
FAN AND MEDAL!!
Find the value of x so that the rectangles have the same area.
anonymous
 one year ago
FAN AND MEDAL!! Find the value of x so that the rectangles have the same area.

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1442538186565:dw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@Hero , @Here_to_Help15 , @nincompoop , @satellite73 , @Tazmaniadevil

sidmanfu
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ill ask someone that I know to help you ;)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@mathmate , @Hero , @HaileyD

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i tried but its so confusing i dunno where to start

mathmate
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Hint: start with Area = length * width. dw:1442539241188:dw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i still dont understand

mathmate
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1If the rectangles have the same area, then L1*W1=L2*W2 Substitute the numbers from the figure and solve for x.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok and how do i solve for x

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@mathmate where did u go

sidmanfu
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0hes still there lol XD

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0it seems like hes frozen

dm91
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok sorry went offline for a bit what do you need help with?

mathmate
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I suggest you formulate the equation before trying to solve it. So could you substitute values L1, W1, L2, W2 and form an equation?

mathmate
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1There is no height, so L1*W1=L2*W2, we're calculating areas.

mathmate
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1So can you formulate the equation? The values to be substituted is in the diagram.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i know but what do i substitute with

Jhannybean
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[L_1=~? \\ L_2=~? \\ W_1=~? \\ W_2=~? \\\]

Jhannybean
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Find those, then use this formula he gave you. \(\color{#0cbb34}{\text{Originally Posted by}}\) @mathmate There is no height, so \(\color{red}{L1*W1=L2*W2}\) , we're calculating areas. \(\color{#0cbb34}{\text{End of Quote}}\)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0im really confused this is is not going to get me anywhere. how do we do that?

dm91
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i ahve one person that can explain it better @steve816

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i didnt know where to start i was completely confused

phi
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Do you understand area is length times width ?

phi
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1do you know the width and length of your first rectangle (on the left side) ?

phi
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1ok. now multiply them to get area to multiply put parens around (x4) and just write it as 9(x4) that is algebra shorthand for 9 times (x4) ok so far?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0YES! I THINK I GET IT! Just wait so that I can solve it.

phi
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1can you do the same thing for the other triangle ?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok ill try just wait but pls dont leave

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0im sorry for being late i was confused again at first

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@phi are u even there

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok i believe thats right because both rectangles have the same area with that value

phi
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1yes x=25 how did you get it ?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i first used the distributive property to simplify, then used inverse subtraction, then inverse addition, then inverse division and then TADAA! I got my answer! YAY!

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0thanks for all the help @phi and @mathmate
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