Can someone help me with a maths watch question

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I have not learned this in class and I'm totally stumped :?
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Isosceles = 2 angles same length (36 & 36)
As all the angles are written in, there is a set length of each side, so it is isosceles
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(Original post by Thomas_Grimes_17)
Isosceles = 2 angles same length (36 & 36)
As all the angles are written in, there is a set length of each side, so it is isosceles
But how should I write the answer thats what confuses me.
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Just show how you got each angle and then state what I said above
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(Original post by MichaelMakeMusic)
But how should I write the answer thats what confuses me.
Maths watch is terrible for this sort of question as you need to exactly match the words they want.

Start with angle BDA = 72 [angles opposite the equal sides in an isosceles triangle are equal]

Then carry on - then submit and see what it says. I've helped a lot of people with these questions in the past and they are a nightmare.
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Just show how you got each angle and then state what I said above
How to I show that
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I would say, angle BCD is isosceles because each angle adds up to 180. Then just show the working out which is: 36+36=72 then 108+72=180
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(Original post by Chloexx47)
I would say, angle BCD is isosceles because each angle adds up to 180. Then just show the working out which is: 36+36=72 then 108+72=180
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Got no marks
It's been ages since I've used Mathswatch but does it give you the answer if you failed the question?
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