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rebeccaskell94 Group Title

Let me draw it. Jim has put a fence along the side AC of the triangular patch of land shown below.

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    |dw:1342705835156:dw| To solve this do I do tan(x) = 8 ÷ 15? and if not what should I do?

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    what are we trying to find here?

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  3. rebeccaskell94 Group Title
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    The length of the fence (AC)

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  4. vamgadu Group Title
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    use pythogorous theorem no?

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    (AC)² = (AB)² + (BC)²

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    oh just 8^2 + 15^2 = 64 + 225 = 289 or √17

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    what happened there

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    sont you mean 64 + 225 = 289 or 17^2

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    dont*

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    Oh yeah sory I meant 17^2 Is that no bueno?

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    that's not the length of AC though

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    Do I use Tan?

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    \[AC = \sqrt{x^2 + y^2}\]

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    I don't know what x and y are, though? Unless 8 and 15 are x and y?

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    oops lol....

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    sorry that was the distance formula

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    haha no worries. I'm just glad you're helping :D

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    \[AC = \sqrt{AB^2 + BC^2}\]

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    Ah! Okay! So, 225+64 = √289? so the length of AC is 17?

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    yup

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    Thank you!

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