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anonymous
 5 years ago
okay really confused now!!! 31^2=square root of 177+b^2?????
huh???!!!
anonymous
 5 years ago
okay really confused now!!! 31^2=square root of 177+b^2????? huh???!!!

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Is this the original problem?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes I typed it right from the book were working

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.031^2=961 961177 = 784 sqrt(784)=28 b=28

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Then once you figure that out, set both sides to the power of 2 , to get rid of the sqrt sign

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Lol, ^ what he said then.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Wait hold on.. is the 177+b^2 all inside the parenthesis? or seperate?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok, sunshine, do you know what Pythagorean theorem is used for?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Is the problem like this \[31^2 = \sqrt(177)+b^2 or 31^2=\sqrt(177+b^2)\]

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but don't you square root the 177 first???

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Depends. That is why you need to tell me which one the book is saying. Is 177 the only number inside the square root?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Okay based on what you said the problem is it is similar to what bpw12 did: 31^2=961 961sqrt177 = 947.696 b= sqrt(947.696)=30.785 b=28

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok ill retype the problem exactly [31^2=sqrt{177}+b^2

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yeah, then it is what I said to do then.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok do i square root the 177 at the end???

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Nope. After you subtract sqrt {177} from both sides you have: 31^2sqrt{177}=b^2 947.696=b^2 sqrt(947.696)=sqrt(b^2) Now you may or may not learned this next part, but technically there will be two solutions for b now that I think about (sorry mind is being slow tonight). So b=30.785 or b=30.785 P.S. Ignore the b=28 from my post from like 8 minutes ago

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok I'm skipping this prob ill ask my teacher tomorrow
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