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Point J is between H and K on line HK. Use the given information to write an equation in terms of x. Solve the equation. Then find HJ and JK

HJ=5x-3
JK=x-9
KH=5x

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    5x-3 + x-9 = 5 x

    -12 + x = 0

    x = 12
    HJ = 5(12)-3 = 57
    JK = x-9 = 3

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