Geometry: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281159
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-115-6

Chapter 1 - Tools of Geometry - 1-3 Measuring Segments - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 24: 21



Work Step by Step

Because of the tick marks, we know that PT=TQ. So, we can set their algebraic values equal to each other. That gives $PT=TQ \rightarrow 4x-6=3x+4 \rightarrow x=10$ The question asks for PT, so we substitute 10 back into the equation of PT, which is $4x-6$. $4(10)-6=40-6=34.$
Update this answer!

You can help us out by revising, improving and updating this answer.

Update this answer

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.