# Solve for X from a Diagram : Setting up Triangles

I would like assistance in setting up the attached problem in order to solve it.

A=2.875. X is the value that needs to be solved. In the book they give the value of X as 2.1091.

See the attached file.

Â© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com March 4, 2021, 5:51 pm ad1c9bdddfhttps://brainmass.com/math/triangles/solve-diagram-setting-triangles-14597

#### Solution Preview

See attachment.

angle EDC = angle DEL = 56 degree (alternate angle)

angle CDO ...

#### Solution Summary

A distance X is solved for using a diagram. An explanation is provided.

$2.49