Similar triangle value of X?

If triangle GHI is similar to triangle JKL and GH=18, HI=27. LK=2X-1, KJ=X+2...Find the value of X? Is it: 15, 10, 8 or 5? I've been trying this equation on and oof for the last hour and it just seems no matter what way i do it- i either get lost or screw it up...if someone could tell me how they got... show more If triangle GHI is similar to triangle JKL and GH=18, HI=27. LK=2X-1, KJ=X+2...Find the value of X?

Is it: 15, 10, 8 or 5?

I've been trying this equation on and oof for the last hour and it just seems no matter what way i do it- i either get lost or screw it up...if someone could tell me how they got their answer that would be great!
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