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    [SOLVED] Help me point out where I got wrong?

    In the figure below, if L and M are parallel, what does z equal in terms of x and y?

    a) x+y
    b)x-y
    c)180-x
    d)180-x+y
    e)180-x-y
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    Quote Originally Posted by fabxx View Post
    In the figure below, if L and M are parallel, what does z equal in terms of x and y?

    a) x+y
    b)x-y
    c)180-x
    d)180-x+y
    e)180-x-y
    Your second diagram is right.

    So that would mean that z+y+x=180

    So what would z be in terms of x and y??

    --Chris
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