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in the diagam below of parallelogram STUV, SV=x+3, VU=2x-1, and TU=4x-3. What is the...

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luke18035 | Student, Grade 9 | Honors

Posted July 25, 2013 at 6:46 PM via web

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in the diagam below of parallelogram STUV, SV=x+3, VU=2x-1, and TU=4x-3.

What is the length of SV?

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aruv | High School Teacher | Valedictorian

Posted July 25, 2013 at 7:24 PM (Answer #1)

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STUV is parallelogram.

Then  SV=UT   (opposite side of parallelogram)

x+3=4x-3

3+3=4x-x

3x=6

x=2

Thus SV=x+3

=2+3

=5 units.

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