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# If side RW of right triangle RWT is extended as shown above, what does

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If side RW of right triangle RWT is extended as shown above, what does y equal in terms of x?

(A) x
(B) x – 90
(C) 90 – x
(D) 90 + x
(E) 180 – x

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25 Aug 2017, 00:10
Bunuel wrote:

If side RW of right triangle RWT is extended as shown above, what does y equal in terms of x?

(A) x
(B) x – 90
(C) 90 – x
(D) 90 + x
(E) 180 – x

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2017-08-24_1252.png

y = 180-(180-90-x) = 180-90+x = 90+x
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25 Aug 2017, 12:04
Bunuel wrote:

If side RW of right triangle RWT is extended as shown above, what does y equal in terms of x?

(A) x
(B) x – 90
(C) 90 – x
(D) 90 + x
(E) 180 – x

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2017-08-24_1252.png

∠ T = 90

Interior angle measures 90 + x = exterior angle y

y = 90 + x

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