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anonymous

  • 5 years ago

right triangle using pythagorean theorem: a^2+(x+2)^2=(2x-2)^2

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  1. watchmath
    • 5 years ago
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    what is the instruction?

  2. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    find 'a' using pythagorean theorem

  3. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    a=3(x^2 -4x)

  4. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    a^2 + b^2 = c^2 so (2x-2)^2-(x+2)^2= a^2

  5. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    hmm i tried that answer and it told me it was wrong..

  6. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    did it ask you to find a or a^2

  7. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    yes

  8. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    so it asked you to find a not a^2

  9. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    yes, at the end you get rid of the ^2

  10. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    if u square root the answer i gave you you will end up with the right one

  11. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    is the answer -x? after you square root it?

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