If JM = 5x – 8 and LM = 2x – 6, which expression represents JL?
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Question
If JM = 5x – 8 and LM = 2x – 6, which expression represents JL?
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1. User Answers millanruby77
the answer is 3x14 . . . . . . . . . . . . 
2. User Answers jbiain
Answer:
JL = 3x  2
Stepbystep explanation:
Given 3 segments:
JM = 5x 8
LM = 2x  6
JL
where the longitude of JM is the addition between JL and LM, then the next equation must be satisfied:
JL + LM = JM
JL = JM  LM
JL = (5x 8)  (2x  6)
JL = (5x  2x) (8 + 6)
JL = 3x  2