Segment Addition Postulate

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Segment Addition Postulate

In the geometry, the segment addition postulate dictates that given two points A and C, a third point B lies on the line segment AC if the distances between the points satisfy the equation AB + BC = AC.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    E is the midpoint between D and F. If DE = 3x + 2, EF = 18, and DF = 5x, find the value of  x.
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      15

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      5

  • 2. 
    E is the midpoint between D and F. If DE = 3x + 2, EF = 18, and DF = 5x, find the value of DE.  
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      32

    • C. 

      30

    • D. 

      25

  • 3. 
    E is the midpoint between D and F. If DE = 3x + 2, EF = 18, and DF = 5x, find the value of DF.
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      32

    • C. 

      45

    • D. 

      50

  • 4. 
    What is the value of x?
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      4

  • 5. 
    J is between H and K. HJ = 2x + 5 JK = 3x - 7 KH = 18 Find JK.
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      7

    • D. 

      4

  • 6. 
    M is between A and B. AM = MB AM = 5x + 3 MB = 6x - 4 Find AB.
    • A. 

      36

    • B. 

      38

    • C. 

      7

    • D. 

      76

  • 7. 
    M is between A and B. AM = 3 + 2x AB = 9x - 13 MB = 6x - 12 Find AB
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      23

    • C. 

      36

    • D. 

      13

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