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anonymous
 5 years ago
Joe has a small pond on his farm.He wants to build a footbridge from point A to point B.He marked a spot at point C so that angle B is a right angle.
What is the approximate distance from point A to point B?
A.23 ft
B.24ft
C.25ft
D.26ft
anonymous
 5 years ago
Joe has a small pond on his farm.He wants to build a footbridge from point A to point B.He marked a spot at point C so that angle B is a right angle. What is the approximate distance from point A to point B? A.23 ft B.24ft C.25ft D.26ft

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Oaktree
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0It must be 24ft, because to be integer values it must be a 723425 triangle.

Oaktree
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Which means that because the hypotenuse must be 25, the AB side must be 24.

Oaktree
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You know the families of right triangles, right?

Oaktree
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0O.K. then. Just for anyone out there that doesn't know them, they're triplets of numbers that work for the Pythagorean triples.

Oaktree
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Some of them are 345, 72425, and 81517.

Oaktree
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The biggest number is always the hypotenuse.

Oaktree
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Meaning the side opposite the right angle.

Oaktree
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Just a shortcut for using the Pythagorean Theorem.

Oaktree
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Which is a^2+b^2=c^2, where a and b are legs and c is the hypotenuse (duh!)
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