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  • 2 years ago

Find the length of the altitude drawn to the hypotenuse. I got to the end and got 105 but do I square root it or leave it as is? Figure is below.

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  1. math_crasher
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  2. bcup70794
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    I think you would square root it, not very sure.

  3. math_crasher
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    I thought the same thing, but I'm not sure as well

  4. cwrw238
    • 2 years ago
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    use similar triangles 15 /altitude = altitude / 7 altitude ^ 2 = 7*15 = 105 altitude = sqrt 105

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    sweetles thanks ^_^

  6. cwrw238
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    |dw:1347908855989:dw|

  7. cwrw238
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    triangles ABD and ACD are similar

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    yw

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