A triangle has one angle measuring 3x degrees. A second angle measures 2x + 20 degrees and the third angle measures 4x -20 degrees. What is the value of x

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2015-10-28 18:26:48

All the interior angles of a triangle always add up to 180 degrees. 3x + (2x + 20) + (4x - 20) = 180 3x + 2x + 20 + 4x - 20 = 180 3x + 2x + 4x + 20 - 20 = 180 10x = 180 x = 180/10 Therefore, x = 18

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