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#1 2013-08-16 11:52:08

helpmewithproofs
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Proof Help

Can someone please help me do a 2 column proof similar to the one below with the given Triangle?

Photo of Triangle: http://i1039.photobucket.com/albums/a477/tricnetworks/IMG_11451.jpg

2 column proof as an example: http://www.wyzant.com/Images/Help/theorem_pf3.gif

Last edited by helpmewithproofs (2013-08-20 00:56:26)

#2 2013-08-16 12:43:58

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Re: Proof Help

In ΔDEG and ΔFEG
1. Angle DEG = Angle FEG [EG bisects DEF]
2. Angle EDG = Angle EFG
3. EG is common.

Thus, ΔDEG congruent to ΔFEG ⇒DG = FG ⇒ΔDFG is isosceeles


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#3 2013-08-16 13:04:37

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Re: Proof Help

How would you put that in a 2 Colum proof with statements - reasons ?
Thanks for the help

#4 2013-08-16 13:52:18

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Re: Proof Help

What is a a two column proof?


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#5 2013-08-16 14:11:53

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Re: Proof Help

It is a normal proof but has 2 columns you have to fill out.  One column is the statements and one column is the reasons

#6 2013-08-16 19:44:51

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Re: Proof Help

hi helpmewithproofs

Welcome to the forum.

How would you put that in a 2 Colum proof with statements - reasons ?

post 2 has most of what you need.

You could throw in the word 'given' for statements that were given in the problem, and the congruency reason is angle/angle/side.

So the only other things you need are a piece of paper, a ruler to draw the columns and a pencil smile

Good luck with it.

Bob


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#7 2013-08-20 00:57:26

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Re: Proof Help

Thank your for your responses, but putting it into the 2 column format is still not making sense to me.  Can someone please clarify that portion?

#8 2013-08-20 01:28:55

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Re: Proof Help

Answered in other thread.

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