# math

K is the midpoint of JL JL=4x-2
and JK=7. find x, KL, and JL.
Very confused , can you please show steps to working out the problem

1. JL is the whole length, so JK is half the length. So,

7+7 = 4x-2
4x = 16
x = 4

So, JL = 4*4-2 = 14
JK = KL = 7

Actually, since they told us that JK=7, we knew right away that JL was 14, since JK was half of JL. All that nonsense about x and stuff was superfluous.

posted by Steve
2. thank you so much steve

posted by sasha
3. bkljvcjkblvkjlbvjcbjvcb
vklblvkcblk;vc
ư\bvc
b
vcb
vc
bvc
bc
b
cvb
vc
bvc
bvc
b

posted by ;ic;lkjfg
4. if K is the midpoint of JL, JK=8x+11 and KL=14x-1 find JL

posted by taylor
5. if line n bisects CE, find CD

posted by taylor

## Similar Questions

1. ### Analytic Geometry

The midpoint of P(1,2) and A is Q; the midpoint of P and C is S; the midpoint of Q and S is R(5,1.5). Find the coordinates of B, the midpoint of A and C.

For each graph, find (a)AB to the nearest tenth and (b)the coordinates of the midpoint of AB. 1. Coordinates are A(-9, -6) B(6,6) D=19.2 Midpoint=(1.5,-6) 2.A(-2,-2) B(8,-6) D=10.77 midpoint= (3,-4) 3. A(0,3) B(-2,-2) D=5.4
3. ### geometry

in triangle GHJ, k(2,3) is the midpoint of GH, l(4,1) is the midpoint of HJ and m(6,2) is the midpoint of GJ. Find the coordinates of G,H and J. can you please show me how to find this? i don't really understand how it would be
4. ### Finding the midpoint

Find the midpoint of the line segment joining the points P1 and P2 P1=(3,2) P2=(-5,7) The midpoint is=
5. ### finding midpoint of a line with given interval

my question is given the interval 2 is less than or equal to x which is less than or equal to 10; find the midpoint of a the line y = 4x+8 the midpoint x is given by x=1/2 (2+10)=6 what is y when x=6? THAT IS HARD CUZ I'M JUST IN
6. ### geometry

in triangle GHJ, K(2,3) is the midpoint of GH, L(4,1) is the midpoint of HJ, M(6,2) is the midpoint of GJ. Find the coordinates of G, H, and J.
7. ### Geometry

J is the midpoint of Gk, H is the midpoint of GJ and I is the midpoint of Hj. Suppose GK=64. Find the measure of HJ
8. ### Calculus

I am in a car and travel for 12 minutes. Below are the speeds in mph, recorded every two minutes. Use trapezoids, right-bound rectangles, and midpoint rectangles to estimate the distance I traveled. Min 0 2 4 6 8 10 12 Speed 20 22
9. ### math

I'm confused on how to do this. algebra M(X,Y) is midpoint of CD with endpoints C(5,9) and D(17,29). Find the values of X and Y. Show the MC = MD.
10. ### Math: is this the right answer?

i have to find the midpoint... the two points too find the midpoint are (4,2)&(8,-6). the equation to get the answer is... x+x/2 & y+y/2......i came up with (6, -2) being the midpoint on that line; is that correct?

More Similar Questions