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popjump

  • 4 years ago

Mary wants to build a triangle-shaped garden. The garden, represented by the triangle below is bordered on one side by her chicken house and the other by a park. How long will the garden be on the far side?

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  1. popjump
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  2. liliy
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    are u asking wat the third side would be?

  3. popjump
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    Yes

  4. liliy
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    so do the Pythagorean theorem: a^2+b^2=c^2... and we are lloking for b

  5. liliy
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    |dw:1333424999927:dw|

  6. liliy
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    you get 36. and then square root that and you get b=6

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    Thanks

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