# Geometry

Given triangleABC is congruent to triangleXYZ, if AB=3X-1, BC=5X+2, XY=7, and YZ=14, find X.

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1. I assumed you were following the convention that the order of letters in triangle ABC would correspond with triangle XYZ
that is, AB = XY, AC = XZ etc
so 3x-1 = 7
x = 8/3, but
5x+2 = 14 gives us x = 12/5

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