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since segment KL and segment LM are congruent, set up an equation to solve for x. What is the value of x?

K (5x-4) L (3x+12) M

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    if KL = LM
    then
    (5x-4) = 3x+12
    isolate x on the left
    5x-3x = 12 + 4
    can you continue?

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