Pre algebra help (Easy) 5 minutes

Aug 6th, 2015
Price: $5 USD

Question description

Analyze the diagram below and complete the instructions that follow.

Joelle set up the following proportion to solve for x. Determine if her proportion is correct. If not, explain what is wrong with it.


Joelle’s proportion is correct.


Joelle’s proportion is not correct because BD, which is 4, corresponds proportionally to BA, which is 9, not 5.


Joelle’s proportion is not correct because DE, which is 6, does not correspond proportionally to AC,which is x.


Joelle’s proportion is not correct because DE, which is 6, corresponds proportionally to BA, which is x+ 6, not x.

Please select the best answer from the choices provided


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