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Homework Help: Isosceles triangle angles

  1. Aug 12, 2016 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    Find x

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    3. The attempt at a solution
    So RP=RQ, the base angles are x and (146-x), normally the base angles are the same but in this scenario they are different.
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  3. Aug 12, 2016 #2


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    How can you build a isosceles triangle with unequal base angles???
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  5. Aug 12, 2016 #4

    Ray Vickson

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    Why do you say that x and 146-x are different? Wouldn't that depend on the value of x?
  6. Aug 12, 2016 #5
    I marked this solved
  7. Aug 12, 2016 #6


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    What's your solution ?
  8. Aug 12, 2016 #7
    Last edited: Aug 12, 2016
  9. Aug 12, 2016 #8
    Really? Check your algebra. Also, your equation is incorrect.
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