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# 5-3 Use Angle Bisectors of Triangles

## 5-3 Use Angle Bisectors of Triangles

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5-3

Use Angle Bisectors of Triangles

Holt Geometry

Warm Up

Lesson Presentation

Lesson Quiz

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Warm Up

Construct each of the following.1. A perpendicular bisector.2. An angle bisector.3. Find the midpoint and slope of the segment (2, 8) and (–4, 6).

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Prove and apply theorems about angle bisectors.

Objectives

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Based on these theorems, an angle bisector can be defined as the locus of all points in the interior of the angle that are equidistant from the sides of the angle.

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Example 2A: Applying the Angle Bisector Theorem

Find the measure.

BC

BC

= DC

BC = 7.2

 Bisector Thm.

Substitute 7.2 for DC.

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Example 2B: Applying the Angle Bisector Theorem

Find the measure.

mEFH, given that mEFG = 50°.

Since

EH

= GH,

and , bisects

EFG by the Converse

of the Angle Bisector Theorem.

Def. of  bisector

Substitute 50° for mEFG.

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Example 2C: Applying the Angle Bisector Theorem

Find mMKL.

, bisects

JKL

Since, JM = LM, and

by the Converse of the Angle

Bisector Theorem.

m

MKL

= mJKM

3a + 20 = 2a + 26

a + 20 = 26

a = 6

Def. of  bisector

Substitute the given values.

Subtract 2a from both sides.

Subtract 20 from both sides.

So m

MKL

= [2

(6)

+ 26]° = 38°

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Check It Out! Example 2a

Given that YW bisects XYZ andWZ = 3.05, find WX.

WX

= WZ

So WX = 3.05

WX

= 3.05

 Bisector Thm.

Substitute 3.05 for WZ.

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Check It Out! Example 2b

Given that mWYZ = 63°, XW = 5.7, and ZW = 5.7, find mXYZ.

mWYZ = mWYX

mWYZ + mWYX = mXYZ

mWYZ + mWYZ = mXYZ

2(63°) = mXYZ

126° = mXYZ

 Bisector Thm.

Substitute

m WYZ for mWYX .

2mWYZ = mXYZ

Simplify.

Substitute 63° for mWYZ .

Simplfiy

.

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Application

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