**B is the midpoint of line AC. AB = 5x and BC = 2x+3. Find AB, BC, and AC?**

**Answer:**

If B is the midpoint, then AB=BC. So

5x=2x+3

3x=3

x=1

AB=5x=5(1)=5

BC=AB=5

AC=AB+BC=5+5=10

**B is the midpoint of line AC. AB = 5x and BC = 2x+3. Find AB, BC, and AC?**

**Answer:**

If B is the midpoint, then AB=BC. So

5x=2x+3

3x=3

x=1

AB=5x=5(1)=5

BC=AB=5

AC=AB+BC=5+5=10