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If the figure above is a parallelogram, what is the value of y in terms of x? A) \(\frac{x}{2}\) B) \(2x\) C) \(90X\) D) \(180  \frac{x}{2}\) E) \(\frac{180  x}{2}\)
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fozzzy wrote: If the figure above is a parallelogram, what is the value of y in terms of x? A)\(\frac{x}{2}\) B) \(2x\) C) \(90X\) D) \(180  \frac{x}{2}\) E) \(\frac{180  x}{2}\) In a parallelogram,opposite angles are equal and adjacent angles are supplementary Hence 2y=x y=x/2 Option A is the ans



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I understand that but 2x+y = 180 and then we get option E...
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Could you elaborate on consecutive angles what does that mean?
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So to clarify the uploaded image below ( has circles are consecutive angles)
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@fozzy just for clearity... opposite angles of a cyclic (contained in a circle ) quadrilateral sum up to 180. A parallelogram drawn inside a circle becomes rectangle.




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