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I need help setting up the triangles to solve this problem. The value of B=2.25 and the need to find the value of X. The answer of X is given as 2.0159. This problem you are given the answer and must construct the problem.

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See attached figure.
AL = AE + EL = AP/2 = 2.75/2
CM = CD + DM = CN/2 = 3.25/2
AE = h1
CD = h2
EL = DM = ?
CM - AL = CD + DM - (AE + EL)
=> CD - AE = h2 - h1 = (3.25-2.75)/2 = 0.25

=> h2 - h1 = ...

#### Solution Summary

The dimensions of a form roller are found using trigonometry. A diagram is included with this solution.

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