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Isosceles
Posted:
Feb 7, 2008 8:26 AM


My wife and I are both in our thirties and she decided to go back to school to be a teacher so she (we) are having to relearn this stuff but she got this question wrong on a quiz and I (we) just can't figure out why (One of those classes where the teacher is really no help) So, a correct answer and maybe a brief description of why/how would be most appreciated. 3. Find the measue of each angle in the isosceles triangle (The point is in the middle at the top (angle V) and I don't know how to make the degree sign so I'll use an asterix) and the angle at the bottom left is U and the bottom right is W and the lines VU and VW are the ones that are the same length
V = (x+3y+40)* U = (y+10)* W = (4x50)*
Don't want to skew anyones answer so I'll tell you what we came up with after a reply. Please. Thanks. Paul J



