The three angles of a triangle have measures A = x + 2y degrees, B = 6x - 5y degrees, and C = 8x + 3y degrees. Find x in degrees.
A + B + C = 180
(x + 2y) + (6x - 5y)+ (8x + 3y) = 180
15x = 180
x = 12o
The answer for x is independent from the value for y; y can have any value ...