SAT Math Multiple Choice Practice Question 434: Answer and Explanation
Note: Figure not drawn to scale.
In the figure above, || . If the length of is 3, what is the length of ?
E. It cannot be determined from the information given.
Correct Answer: A
A Keep in mind that this figure is not drawn to scale. Because , you know that the following angles are equal: ∠DCE, ∠CEA, ∠BCA, ∠CAE. Because triangle ACE has two equal angles, it is isosceles and the sides opposite those angles are also equal. Therefore, CE = AC = 3.