## WLB250219 3 years ago if the area of a 45°-45°-90° triangle with a hypotenuse equal to 16 ft?

1. lgbasallote

is that the *exact* question?

2. godorovg

this is an equal lateral triangle,right?

3. WLB250219

yes i think it is but not sure

4. lgbasallote

this question sounds incomplete

5. godorovg

no , the question is fine

6. godorovg

what has to be done here, is to draw a triangle with the angles listed

7. lgbasallote

i guess it was the grammar that made me think there was more to it heh

8. godorovg

it happens no biggie would still like you to help if you don't mind as I am still rusty with this.

9. WLB250219

ok so what should i do after that

10. godorovg

recall the long side is hypose

11. WLB250219

ok

12. godorovg

now how do you fine area of triangle

13. godorovg

1/2 base times height

14. WLB250219

base times width times hight

15. WLB250219

?

16. godorovg

this triangle has something like 1 2/square 3 and 16 this is called a special case triangle in trig right?

17. godorovg

the two is for the root only

18. godorovg

bare with me plz, I am rusty myself I am trying to help here.

19. WLB250219

so how do i get the answer? because i am confused on this question!lol:~)

20. godorovg

that makes two of us give a couple don't give up on me I will be back shortly

21. godorovg

you there still.

22. godorovg