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Sup_open~study
 2 years ago
i need some help with this geometry
Sup_open~study
 2 years ago
i need some help with this geometry

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saifoo.khan
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Remember Pythagoras?

amorfide
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1split into right angled triangles xz=yw so you have one side 15 and one side 8 you want to work out the hypotonuse a²+b²=c² 8²+15²=289 square root 289 to get c c=17

Sup_open~study
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1square them and add them and then find the square root yes does it mater witch one is a or b ???

Sup_open~study
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1thanks guys for the help :)

amorfide
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1c is hypotonuse a and b are the others it isnt important for a and b you can re arrange the formula to work out a and b

Sup_open~study
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1thanks guys i got this down now thanks to yall :)

ipm1988
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0use pythagoras theorem since opposite sides of a rectangle are equal base=15 inches and altitude=8 inches Applying pythagoras theorem \[15^{2}+8^{2} =h^{2} \] \[\sqrt{289}\] =17 therefore length of diagonal is 17
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