Mathematics

Question

Could someone explain how you would solve this? I really don't understand it.
Could someone explain how you would solve this? I really don't understand it.

1 Answer

  • because of rules of geometry we know that a+b=180 degrees so we can add the equations together and set that equal to 180 and solve
    6x-48+4x+38=180
    subtract 38 from both sides and add 48 to both sides
    then add like terms
    10x=170
    and divide by 10 to get 
    x=17
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