Elementary Geometry for College Students

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Author: Daniel C. Alexander, Geralyn M. Koeberlein

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Subject: College Geometry (Proofs)

Book: Euclidean and Non-Euclidean Geometries

I could really need some help proving this problem.

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Incidence Axioms

Betweenness Axioms

Same side lemma

Opposite side lemma

Propositions

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The problem is #9

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