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  • 4 years ago

Find the height of the tree shown.

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  1. anonymous
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    Where's the diagram?

  2. anonymous
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    |dw:1328070398191:dw|

  3. anonymous
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    It's suppose to be 36 and the bottom base 24.

  4. anonymous
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    So do I do 36^2 + 24^2, then square root the solution?

  5. anonymous
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    Round to the nearest tenth.

  6. anonymous
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    So I got 35.1

  7. anonymous
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    Or do I round it to 35.2?

  8. Xishem
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    No, you don't add them and take the square root. That only works if you have two legs. Plug the numbers into pygathorean's equation.

  9. anonymous
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    sorry, I missed something, you are suppose to subtract it

  10. anonymous
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    |dw:1328070704825:dw|

  11. anonymous
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    so, it is |dw:1328146516934:dw|

  12. anonymous
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    What is that squared?

  13. anonymous
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    to find the hypotenuse, you would add them, since you are trying ti find the height, you do the opposite and subtract them.

  14. anonymous
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    Also not in a fraction but with decimals.

  15. anonymous
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    Sorry I mean round to the nearest tenth.

  16. anonymous
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    |dw:1328146639472:dw| Then you square root 720

  17. anonymous
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    Yes I got 26.8

  18. anonymous
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    Is that right?

  19. anonymous
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    yes, you can round it

  20. anonymous
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    So I can round it to 27?

  21. anonymous
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    Sorry for the mistake I did earlier.

  22. anonymous
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    yes

  23. anonymous
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    It's ok.

  24. Xishem
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    If you would just use pythagorean's theorem and plug in the appropriate numbers there would be no discrepancies. Memorizing that you need to "add this and that and take the square root" or "add this and subtract that and take the square root" will not get you far in mathematics.

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