# Homework Help

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Ok, so I was wondering if the transitive property could be used like this:

If 1 = 7, and 2 = 1, and 5 = 7, then 2 = 5. Logically it makes sense to me.

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no

your example defies the laws of equality... it's more of a "because this equals this, it follows that this equals this"

Chris's favourite meal = McDonald's Meal #1 (a = b)

McDonald's Meal #1 = Big Mac Meal (b = c)

therefore Chris's favourite meal = Big Mac Meal (a = c)

if a = b, and b = c, then a = b = c (they're ALL equal), so any pair of them are equal

a = b, a = c, b = a, b = c, c = a, c = b...

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Well, I don't understand then. I'll get my phone and take a pic of the problem.

While I'm at it, here is another question

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lol, your first example doesn't work because ONE does not equal SEVEN, etc

seeing the problem and that the numbers you gave are the indexes of the angles, then yes it makes sense, cases 2 and 3 are because of geometry, and 4 is transitive

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lol, your first example doesn't work because ONE does not equal SEVEN, etc

seeing the problem and that the numbers you gave are the indexes of the angles, then yes it makes sense, cases 2 and 3 are because of geometry, and 4 is transitive

LOL, wow that's definitely my mistake for not telling you those are just indicators of which angle it is.

What about picture #2? Can you help with that one?

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On the second picture #2 is because of angle bisection, not sure if thats the specific term or not though, but when you split something in half each half will equal each other.

4. if you have two angles then the third angle is also equal, and if the one side is equal then the triangle are equal via the AAS (Angle, Angle, Side) Theorem.

Hopefully most of that makes sense, its been awhile since I've done this stuff.

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Ok ty. Ya I did this like the first few weeks of this year but since I'm in homeschool now they're all slow.