OpenStudy (anonymous):

help i am stuck on this homework problem i know how to do the formula i just get stuck on how to finish it....
find

OpenStudy (anonymous):

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4 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

whenever two lines like this intersect: < abc = < dbe and < abd = < cbe this means that 6x - 7 = 4x + 23 solve for x then plug it in.

4 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

i know that but this is what i get when i do that |dw:1380233676187:dw|

4 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

@Euler271

4 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

that's fine. this means < abc = 83.

4 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

how do u get 83

4 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

@Euler271

4 years ago
OpenStudy (directrix):

The measure of < ABC is given algebraically as (6x - 7)/ Assuming x = 15, then the measure of <ABC = 6*15 - 7 = ? @leroysgurl15

4 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

gotcha thanks

4 years ago
OpenStudy (directrix):

You are welcome. Also, note the reason that those two angles are congruent is that they are vertical angles. By a theorem, vertical angles are congruent and therefore have the same measure.

4 years ago