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# Geometry

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There are four cities: Capital City, Little Village, Mytown, and Yourtown.  The distance from Capital City to Little Village is \$5\$ miles.  The distance from Capital City to Mytown is \$2\$ miles.  The distance from Mytown to Yourtown is \$3\$ miles.  The distance from Little Village to Yourtown is \$4\$ miles.  Find the distance from Capital City to Yourtown, in miles.

Mar 27, 2024

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Mytown  2  Capital City  1 Yourtown 4  Little Village

Capital City - Yourtown =  1 mile

Mar 27, 2024
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There are four cities: Capital City, Little Village, Mytown, and Yourtown.  The distance from Capital City to Little Village is \$5\$ miles.  The distance from Capital City to Mytown is \$2\$ miles.  The distance from Mytown to Yourtown is \$3\$ miles.  The distance from Little Village to Yourtown is \$4\$ miles.  Find the distance from Capital City to Yourtown, in miles.

It could work like this.  Let each x represent one mile.

x          x          x          x          x          x          x          x

MT                  CC       YT                                          LV

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Mar 27, 2024