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# In the figure above, if x = 4y, then y =

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In the figure above, if x = 4y, then y =

(A) 30
(B) 36
(C) 37.5
(D) 40
(E) 50

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19 Jul 2017, 04:15
Bunuel wrote:

In the figure above, if x = 4y, then y =

(A) 30
(B) 36
(C) 37.5
(D) 40
(E) 50

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It should be A

$$y + x + 30 = 180$$ (angles on a straight line)

$$y + 4y + 30 = 180$$

$$5y = 150$$

$$y = 30$$
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19 Jul 2017, 09:26
Bunuel wrote:

In the figure above, if x = 4y, then y =

(A) 30
(B) 36
(C) 37.5
(D) 40
(E) 50

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2017-07-19_1450.png

Given, x = 4y

y + x + 30 = 180
5y = 150
y = 30

Correct Option: A
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21 Jul 2017, 06:32
Bunuel wrote:

In the figure above, if x = 4y, then y =

(A) 30
(B) 36
(C) 37.5
(D) 40
(E) 50

Attachment:
2017-07-19_1450.png

y+x+30=180
y+4y=150
5y=150
y=30

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25 Jul 2017, 10:53
Bunuel wrote:

In the figure above, if x = 4y, then y =

(A) 30
(B) 36
(C) 37.5
(D) 40
(E) 50

We see that the sum of x, y, and 30 is 180, and since x = 4y, we have:

4y + y + 30 = 180

5y = 150

y = 30

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