Posted by **jessica** on Wednesday, August 26, 2009 at 9:50am.

Two consecutive angles of a parallelogram have measures 2(x+12) and 2(5x+6) respectively. Find the measures of the angles.

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**Reiny**, Wednesday, August 26, 2009 at 9:57am
This question has the identical structure as the one I just answered for you.

Surely you can follow that example.

Let me know what answer you got.

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**jessica**, Wednesday, August 26, 2009 at 10:09am
my answer is x=5 is it correct?

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**Reiny**, Wednesday, August 26, 2009 at 10:14am
no,

when subbing that back in you would get angles of 34 and 62, which obviously do not add up to 180 as they should

How did you possibly get x = 5 ?

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**jessica**, Wednesday, August 26, 2009 at 10:20am
This is what I did 2(x+12)= 2(5x+6)

2x+24+10x+12

12x=60

x=5

If not correct cn u give me the right one?...tnx

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**Dr Russ**, Wednesday, August 26, 2009 at 10:56am
Try it exactly the same way as the other one

2(x+12) + 2(5x+6) =180

2x+24+10x+12 =180

12x+36=180

12x=144

x=12

which gives 48 and 132 as the angles.

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**jessica**, Wednesday, August 26, 2009 at 11:00am
hello tulog ka ba?

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