Posted by **K** on Saturday, July 28, 2007 at 10:56am.

[1.04] If B is between A and C, AB=2x-1, BC=3x+5 and AC=24, what is the value of x?

Segment A C contains point B.

***A=======B======*C
**

If AC = 24; AB = 2x-1 and BC = 3x+5, then AB + BC = AC. Solve for X. Post your work if you get stuck.

(2x -1) + (3x +5) = 24

5x +4 = 24

5x = 20

x = ?

thank you
- geometery -
**jaz**, Wednesday, May 14, 2008 at 10:34pm
If B is between A and C, AB=2x-1, BC=3x+5 and AC=24, what is the value of x?

- geometery -
**Anonymous**, Thursday, June 5, 2008 at 4:02pm
Find the distance between the points (-1,4) and (-2,-9).

- geometery -
**Princess**, Wednesday, July 11, 2012 at 8:28am
the answer is 4

because

you divide 5x=20 to 5

this will cancel 5 and give you

x=4

## Answer This Question

## Related Questions

- geometry - [1.04] If B is between A and C, AB=2x-1, BC=3x+5 and AC=24, what is ...
- math - Line segment segment CD has a slope of negative start fraction two over ...
- Geometry - Theorem: A line parallel to one side of a triangle divides the other...
- geometry - In triangle abc, point B is on segment ab, and point E is on segment ...
- Algebra - Segment FG begins at point F(-2,4) and ends at point G(-2,-3). The ...
- geometry - which of the following is a step in constructing an inscribed square ...
- Geometry - PLease check my answer. Which of these is a step in constructing an ...
- Geometry - B is the midpoint of Symbol for segment A C. . AB=5x+2 AC=12x-2 What ...
- Geometry - In the figure, square WXYZ has a diagonal of 12 units. Point A is a ...
- Geometry - Point A (-2,3) and point B (4,6) are the endpoints of segment AB. ...

More Related Questions