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anonymous
 5 years ago
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.
anonymous
 5 years ago
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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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Are you given any other information? It's nearly impossible to find anything given only that information.

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i cant understand the problem as stated either ...

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0that's it, it has to do with similarity of right triangles.

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0maybe i forgot what an altitude was...

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0altitude is the height of the triangle

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0thats what i thought... how does the height of the triangle divide its hypotenuse?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i don't know, we are learning about similarities in right triangles
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