Posted by **Ciara** on Thursday, October 13, 2011 at 7:29pm.

what is the length of CE if DC=5x-24, CE= 6x-20, and DE= 55?

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**Reiny**, Thursday, October 13, 2011 at 7:36pm
I will assume that D , C , and E are points on a straight line, with C between D and E. Then ...

5x-24 + 6x-20= 55

11x= 99

x = 9

then CE = 6(9)-20

= 34

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