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    Quadrilateral segment length problem

    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
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    Re: Quadrilateral segment length problem

    How do you find the length of a line segment in a circle?







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    Re: Quadrilateral segment length problem

    how?
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    Re: Quadrilateral segment length problem

    Hello, rasen58!

    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?
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    Re: Quadrilateral segment length problem

    Yes they are equal
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    Re: Quadrilateral segment length problem

    Quote Originally Posted by rasen58 View Post
    Yes they are equal

    In that case \angle CEA \cong \angle CAE.
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    Re: Quadrilateral segment length problem

    Oh alternate interior thanks!
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