Could any one tell me how to solve this equation? Thanks :) Geometry Right Triangles and Trig Pythagorean Theorem 1 Answer EZ as pi Nov 10, 2016 #x = 42/55# Explanation: #3 x/2+ 7 2/3x+2=24/2-x" "larr# change to improper fractions #(6+x)/2 + (23x)/3 +2 = 12-x" "larr xx 6# #(cancel6^3xx(6+x))/cancel2 + (cancel6^2xx(23x))/cancel3 +6xx2 = 6xx12-x xx6# #18+3x + 46x +12 =72 -6x# #49x+6x = 72-18-12# #55x = 42# #x = 42/55# Answer link Related questions A gymnast performs a tumbling run along the diagonal of a square mat with sides that are 35 feet... Given a right triangle ABC with right angle at C, if a is 4 and c is 8, what is b? Why can the Pythagorean Theorem only be used with Right Triangles? In what year was the Pythagorean Theorem developed? How can the Pythagorean Theorem be proved using a mean proportional in a 2-column format? Who developed the Pythagorean Theorem? What is the difference between the Pythagorean Theorem and Pythagorean Triples? Given right triangle ABC, with right angle at C, if b = 8 and c = 17, using the Pythagorean... Using the Pythagorean Theorem, is a triangle with sides abc a right triangle? #a=12, b=9, c=15# In a right triangle where c is the hypotenuse, a = 13, b = 18, what is c? See all questions in Pythagorean Theorem Impact of this question 1335 views around the world You can reuse this answer Creative Commons License