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GEOMETRY: The altitude to the hypotenuse of a right triangle divides the hypotenuse into segments 6 in. and 10 in. long. Find the length being h of the altitude.

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  1. anonymous
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    Are you given any other information? It's nearly impossible to find anything given only that information.

  2. amistre64
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    i cant understand the problem as stated either ...

  3. anonymous
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    that's it, it has to do with similarity of right triangles.

  4. amistre64
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    maybe i forgot what an altitude was...

  5. anonymous
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    altitude is the height of the triangle

  6. amistre64
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    thats what i thought... how does the height of the triangle divide its hypotenuse?

  7. anonymous
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    i don't know, we are learning about similarities in right triangles

  8. anonymous
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    AYUDAME POR FAVOR

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