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Posted by **J** on Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at 1:35am.

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**Reiny**, Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at 7:57amYou probably meant

Given X is the midpoint of YZ. given XY =6x+4 and YZ=40, fing the value of x

(You can't have x represent a "point" and a numerical value in the same problem)

So clearly 6x+4 must be 1/2 of 40

6x + 4 = 20

6x = 16

x = 16/6 = 8/3

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