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In the figure above, ED=EC, the area of square ABCD
is 100, and the area of triangle DEC is 10. Find
the distance from A to E
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In the figure above, ED=EC, the area of square ABCD is 100, and the area of triangle DEC is 10. Find the distance from A to E
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luiszBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I know that a side of the square is 10
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luiszBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I do not know what DE equals, though
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ganeshie8Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
dw:1347747747441:dw
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luiszBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Are you trying to form a right triangle?
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luiszBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
IF you are, one side would equal 5
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luiszBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
So the height of the smaller triangle equals 2
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KingGeorgeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
You beat me to the height. nice job. But you don't add them yet.
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luiszBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
another side is 10 plus 2...
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KingGeorgeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1347747944748:dwYou need to find the length of x in this.
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luiszBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
so do you use pythagorean theorem?
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luiszBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
x in that would be square root of 29
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luiszBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
if you use pythagorean theorem
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KingGeorgeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Right. So that means that DE=\(\sqrt{29}\) and AD=10.
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luiszBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
12 squared plus 5 squared=169
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luiszBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
square root of 169 is 13
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KingGeorgeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Oh, yes. I was thinking of the wrong distance. That's correct.
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