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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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    |dw:1347908855989:dw|

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    triangles ABD and ACD are similar

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    yw

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