November 27th, 2017, 11:34 AM  #21 
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What's your point Manus? Those are all "givens". Like it is given that angleADB = 70; so automatically ODE+CDE = 180  70 = 110. 
November 27th, 2017, 11:38 AM  #22 
Senior Member Joined: Dec 2015 From: holland Posts: 163 Thanks: 37 Math Focus: tetration 
I used the facts that the sum of the angles in a triangle is 180 degrees as is a straight line. A negative angle doesn't make sense but 5 and 55 are the only solutions of the equations in my previous post. 
November 27th, 2017, 11:39 AM  #23 
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November 27th, 2017, 11:48 AM  #24 
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OED = 5 ODE = CDE = 55 CED = 105 Just fill it in.. it is correct. Last edited by manus; November 27th, 2017 at 11:55 AM. 
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