Exam-Style Question on Algebra
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Question id: 261. This question is similar to one that appeared on a GCSE Higher paper (specimen) for 2017. The use of a calculator is allowed.
The diagram shows an isosceles triangle (not drawn to scale).
Angle ABC = angle ACB, AB = \(3x+8\) and AC = \(5x-7\).
Use an algebraic method to find the value of \(x\).
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