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    help on geometry homework...don't understand

    can someone please explain to me how to get the answer to this problem. I have to turn it in tomorrow. Thanks so much!
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    Quote Originally Posted by alwaysalillost View Post
    can someone please explain to me how to get the answer to this problem. I have to turn it in tomorrow. Thanks so much!
    i suppose m<1 means the angle m1, and similarly for angle two

    these are corresponding angles, so they are the same

    so m1 = m2
    => 3x + 10 = x + 16
    => 2x = 6
    => x = 3
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    Thanks Jhevon for your help! Sorry for posting the same question twice. I didn't know I couldn't (I'm new here). Well thanks for telling me and thanks again for the help!
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