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

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New post 19 Jul 2017, 04:15
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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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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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Bunuel wrote:
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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


Given, x = 4y

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

Correct Option: A
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New post 21 Jul 2017, 06:32
Bunuel wrote:
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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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New post 25 Jul 2017, 10:53
Bunuel wrote:
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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

Answer: A
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