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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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I think you would square root it, not very sure.

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

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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 ^_^

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triangles ABD and ACD are similar

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