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A sail is in the form of a right triangle that is three times as high as it is wide. The sail is made from 24 square meters of material. WHAT IS ITS HEIGHT???
Remember...a=1/2bh
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A sail is in the form of a right triangle that is three times as high as it is wide. The sail is made from 24 square meters of material. WHAT IS ITS HEIGHT??? Remember...a=1/2bh
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timo86mBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Use pythogorean theorem i guess.
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elizabeth.a.fairweatherBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
dont know what that means lol
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JakeV8Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
area, A = 24 = (1/2)bh and the problem tells you that height is 3 times width (which is base), so h = 3w = 3b
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elizabeth.a.fairweatherBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
? h=3w=3b?
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elizabeth.a.fairweatherBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
??????? that doesnt make sense to me can you help me more with how to solve that again ugh
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kwo8Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Area = 0.5 * Base * Height The question tells you that the height is 3 times the base. substitute what you know into the equation and you should only have one variable left. Solve for that variable.
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akash_809Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1348814661954:dw Area=1/2 (x) (3x) =3/2 x^2 =24 >x^2=16...x=4...height =3x...
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akash_809Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
@elizabeth.a.fairweather do you get it
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akash_809Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
@elizabeth.a.fairweather height =3x =12
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elizabeth.a.fairweatherBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yes that does make sense thank you
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