• Nov 7th 2012, 07:24 AM
rasen58
In the attached image is the shape.
In the figure, segment BD is parallel to segment AE. If the length of segment CE is 3, what is the length of segment AC?
I am thinking that angle CDE is equal to CEA, but I'm not sure
• Nov 8th 2012, 07:11 PM
Chalama123
How do you find the length of a line segment in a circle?

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• Nov 9th 2012, 06:57 PM
rasen58
how?
• Nov 9th 2012, 07:21 PM
Soroban
Hello, rasen58!

Quote:

In the figure, segment BD is parallel to segment AE.
If the length of segment CE is 3, what is the length of segment AC?

I am thinking that angle CDE is equal to CEA, but I'm not sure. .No

I see that $\angle BCA$ and $\angle DCE$ are both labeled $x.$
Are they supposed to be equal?
• Nov 10th 2012, 04:43 AM
rasen58
Yes they are equal
• Nov 10th 2012, 05:29 AM
Plato
In that case $\angle CEA \cong \angle CAE$.