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MaryJSmith

  • 4 years ago

The length of the altitude drawn to the hypotenuse of a right triangle is 8. What could be the possible lengths of the segments of the hypotenuse? 4 and 4 4 and 8 4 and 16 4 and 64

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  1. y2o2
    • 4 years ago
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    i think all answers are wrong

  2. MaryJSmith
    • 4 years ago
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    Those were the answer choices given to me..

  3. bluepig148
    • 4 years ago
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    THM: alt to hyp, alt is geomean b/w sgmts of hyp. So, 4/8 = 8/4 nope 4/8 = 8/8 nope 4/8 = 8/16 YES! 4/8 = 8/64 nope Answer is 4 and 16.

  4. MaryJSmith
    • 4 years ago
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    thanks :)

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