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nitranitra

  • 4 years ago

Sketch the right triangle and find the length of the side not given. If necessary, approximate the length to the nearest thousandth. leg = 6, leg = 8

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  1. GOODMAN
    • 4 years ago
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    Do you know the pythagorean theorem?

  2. nitranitra
    • 4 years ago
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    nope

  3. GOODMAN
    • 4 years ago
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    \[a ^{2}+b ^{2}=c ^{2}\]

  4. GOODMAN
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    that is the pythagorean theorem. do you know what you are trying to find?

  5. beth1127
    • 4 years ago
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    |dw:1328843333370:dw|

  6. GOODMAN
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    so you have two of the legs of a triangle, so therefore, you are trying to find the hypotenuse or \[c ^{2}\] \[a ^{2}\] is one of your legs and \[b ^{2}\] as your other all you need to do is plug it in

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