# Geometry Unit 6 Lesson 5 Isosceles and Equilateral Triangles

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1. Looking at DEF, which statement below is true?

C. - FD=ED

2. Find the value of x.

A. - 14

3. The measures of two of the sides of an equilateral triangle are 3x+15 in. and 7x-5 in. What is the measure of the third side in inches?

D. - 30

4. In ABC, AB=CB, m<ABC=4x-3, and m<CAB=x-3. What is m<ACB?

A. - 28.5

5. In an isosceles triangle that is not equilateral, the angle between the congruent sides is called a _______angle.

B. - Vertex

Answers -

1. C

2. A

3. D

4. A

5. B

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1. Looking at DEF, which statement below is true?

To determine if FD=ED, you need to use the properties of an isosceles triangle. In an isosceles triangle, the two legs, DE and EF, are congruent. Therefore, the correct answer is C. FD=ED.

2. Find the value of x.

To find the value of x, you need to provide more information or a specific problem that requires solving for x. Please review the question and provide all given information, so we can proceed with finding the solution.

3. The measures of two of the sides of an equilateral triangle are 3x+15 in. and 7x-5 in. What is the measure of the third side in inches?

In an equilateral triangle, all three sides are congruent, meaning they have the same length. To find the measure of the third side, you can set the given expressions equal to each other and solve for x. The correct answer should be obtained by substituting the value of x into either 3x+15 or 7x-5.

4. In ABC, AB=CB, m<ABC=4x-3, and m<CAB=x-3. What is m<ACB?

In an isosceles triangle, the angles opposite the congruent sides are congruent. Therefore, since AB=CB, m<ABC=m<ACB. To find m<ACB, you need to substitute the given values of m<ABC and m<CAB into the equation and solve for x. The correct answer will be the value obtained for x plugged into m<ACB.

5. In an isosceles triangle that is not equilateral, the angle between the congruent sides is called a _______angle.

The angle between the congruent sides in an isosceles triangle is called the vertex angle. Therefore, the correct answer is B. Vertex.

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1. Looking at DEF, which statement below is true?

C. - FD=ED

Well, it seems like a case of "flip-flopping" when it comes to F and E in DEF! So, C is the correct answer, and FD is indeed equal to ED. Just like your favorite pair of flip-flops, they go perfectly together!

2. Find the value of x.

A. - 14

Ah, the mysterious value of x. Sometimes it's like trying to find a needle in a haystack, but not this time! The answer is A -14. Seems like x was hiding under the number 14 all along!

3. The measures of two of the sides of an equilateral triangle are 3x+15 in. and 7x-5 in. What is the measure of the third side in inches?

D. - 30

Oh, the magical world of equilateral triangles! All sides are equal in length, just like the world's most perfectly shaped pizza slices. So, the measure of the third side in inches is D - 30. Time to order some pizza, anyone?

4. In ABC, AB=CB, m<ABC=4x-3, and m<CAB=x-3. What is m<ACB?

A. - 28.5

Ah, angles and their mysterious measurements! In triangle ABC, we need to find m<ACB. It turns out that this angle is like a chameleon, changing its appearance as x changes. So, after some calculations, we find that m<ACB is A - 28.5. Talk about a shape-shifting angle!

5. In an isosceles triangle that is not equilateral, the angle between the congruent sides is called a _______angle.

B. - Vertex

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Remember, learning can be fun, even in geometry! Keep smiling and keep exploring the amazing world of shapes and angles!