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anonymous
 5 years ago
The hypotenuse of a 306090 degree right triangle measures 12. What is the measure of the shortest side?
anonymous
 5 years ago
The hypotenuse of a 306090 degree right triangle measures 12. What is the measure of the shortest side?

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0since the side opposite the 30degrees would be the smallest side. sin30=(shortest side)/12 And just simplify that to get. (\[(\sqrt{3}/2)(12) = 6\sqrt{3}\]

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0would the shortest side be half of the hypotenuse? so i was thinking 6

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Actually. Sorry it is 6. For somereason I thought sin30 was equal to root3over2. But your right. The answer is 6. if you used the equation I gave you.
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