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biebergeo
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find the 3rd sides mesurment
DRAWING ATTACHED PLEASE HELP
HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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biebergeo Group Title
find the 3rd sides mesurment DRAWING ATTACHED PLEASE HELP HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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dw:1335309476619:dw
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biebergeo Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
what is 2?
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ianglennon Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
there's no way to solve that...there must be a right angle or something
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LyraElizabethAdams Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Are you trying to find the entire 3rd side of the triangle, or just the piece that is sticking above the circle?
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biebergeo Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
the entire side.
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dw:1335310909396:dw
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LyraElizabethAdams Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Oh, okay  well that is much easier! We'll need to use the Pythagorean Theorem (a^2+b^2=c^2), plug in our numbers and find the missing side. First off, we need to know which side is the hypotenuse (the longest side of the triangle  straight across from a right angle).
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LyraElizabethAdams Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Oh, wait  is this a right angle triangle? If it's not, you can't use the Pythagorean theorem.
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biebergeo Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
it does not indicate anything about a right triangle
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LyraElizabethAdams Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Okay  I completely understand what you're going through  I can't stand these type of problems that don't give you any extra info.! One sec . . . I'll see if I can figure this out.
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LyraElizabethAdams Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Okay, I just figured it out . . .
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LyraElizabethAdams Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Remember that "tangent" means that there's a right angle? Well, since the 13200 and the 4000 sides come together, and are tangent, we know that they create a right angle. So, we know that our mystery side is across from the right angle, making that our hypotenuse. So, we're going to plug 13200 in for a^2 and 4000 in for b^2 and see what we get. When we square each: a=174240000 and b=16000000 Now, we'll add them together: 190240000 Okay, now we're looking for c^2. Here's our equation so far: 190240000=c^2 All we need to do now, is take the square root of each side, and we find that c=13792.75172 Hope this helps!
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LyraElizabethAdams Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I didn't round the answer  I'm not sure if you wanted it to be rounded.
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biebergeo Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
THANK YOU!!!!!! you are the best :)
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LyraElizabethAdams Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Ha, ha  you're very welcome! :) Good luck with your math!
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biebergeo Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i need a lot of help haha
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LyraElizabethAdams Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
:)
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LyraElizabethAdams Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
While I'm here, do you have any other problems that you need help with?
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biebergeo Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yes ill close this question and form another
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LyraElizabethAdams Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I can't guarantee that I can answer them . . . but I'll try
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LyraElizabethAdams Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Okay . . gotcha
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