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MaryJSmith
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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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MaryJSmith Group Title
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 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so from the postulate of height we know that the lenght of height squared is equal to the sum of their proiects squared
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jhonyy9 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so hence the lenght of altitude will be squarroot(16^2 +64^2)
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jhonyy9 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
do you know the height item inside a triangle ?
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check it on wikiipedia and will be secure that you will can understanding it sure
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jhonyy9 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so i think that there will be wrote for you understandably
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sorry for my english
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jhonyy9 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so you have checked it there please ?
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MaryJSmith Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i don't understand it .
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MaryJSmith Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
my mom just explained it to me . i'm good now :) thanks!!
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jhonyy9 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ok good luck bye
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Directrix Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Theorem: 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
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MaryJSmith Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Thanks , I would've gotten that wrong :)
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