In the given figure, x > y. Show that LM > LN.

Asked by Topperlearning User | 11th Aug, 2017, 08:40: AM

Expert Answer:

LMN + x = 180o                  (linear pair)
 
 
LNM + y = 180o                  (linear pair)
 

LMN + x = LNM + y
 
 

But, it is given that  x > y.
 

LMN < LNM

 
LM > LN                            (side opposite greater angle is greater)

Answered by  | 11th Aug, 2017, 10:40: AM