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MaryJSmith
 3 years ago
When an altitude is drawn to the hypotenuse of a right triangle, the lengths of the segments of the hypotenuse are 16 and 64. What is the length of the altitude?
A) 4
B) 8
C) 16
D) 32
MaryJSmith
 3 years ago
When an altitude is drawn to the hypotenuse of a right triangle, the lengths of the segments of the hypotenuse are 16 and 64. What is the length of the altitude? A) 4 B) 8 C) 16 D) 32

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jhonyy9
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so from the postulate of height we know that the lenght of height squared is equal to the sum of their proiects squared

jhonyy9
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so hence the lenght of altitude will be squarroot(16^2 +64^2)

jhonyy9
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0do you know the height item inside a triangle ?

jhonyy9
 3 years ago
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jhonyy9
 3 years ago
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jhonyy9
 3 years ago
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MaryJSmith
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i don't understand it .

MaryJSmith
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0my mom just explained it to me . i'm good now :) thanks!!

Directrix
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Theorem: If the altitude is drawn to the hypotenuse of a right triangle, the length of the altitude is the geometric mean between the lengths of the segments of the hypotenuse. If a represents the length of the altitude, then the theorem says that 16 is to a as a is to 64. 16/a = a/64 a^2 = 16*64 a = 4* 8 a = 32 > Answer >D) 32

MaryJSmith
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Thanks , I would've gotten that wrong :)
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