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April 17th, 2012, 11:45 AM   #1
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Inscribed Angle algebra question

How would I solve for x attached circle? We cannot assume XW is a diameter because it was not given in this problem. Can x be found with the given info?
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Re: Inscribed Angle algebra question

You're not getting any help if you're not CLEARER!

Is 8x + 12 = line XY or arc XY? (similarly with YW)
Is 8x + 4 = angle XYW?
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April 18th, 2012, 09:55 AM   #3
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Re: Inscribed Angle algebra question

8x+4 is the inscribed angle.

I figured it out by multiply 2(8x+4). Then I added all three known arc lengths and set them equal to 360 and solved for x = 11.
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