2.07 science help plz

timer Asked: Apr 4th, 2016

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A student writes an incorrect step while checking if the sum of the measures of the two remote interior angles of triangle ABC below is equal to the measure of the exterior angle.

Step 1: m∠x + m∠y + m∠z = 180 degrees (sum of angles of a triangle)
Step 2: m∠w − m∠z = 90 degrees (corresponding angles)
Step 3: Therefore, m∠x + m∠y + m∠z = m∠w + m∠z
Step 4: So, m∠x + m∠y = m∠w

In which step did the student first make a mistake and how can it be corrected? Type yes in the correct box.

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