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lamthornhill

  • 3 years ago

One leg of a right triangle is 3 millimeters shorter than the longer leg and the hypotenuse is 3 millimeters longer than the short leg. Find the lengths of the sides of the triangle.

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  1. Mertsj
    • 3 years ago
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    |dw:1352078702989:dw|

  2. Mertsj
    • 3 years ago
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    You have misstated the problem. The hypotenuse cannot be the same length as the long leg.

  3. lamthornhill
    • 3 years ago
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    No what I put is the exact same thing that is on my home website

  4. etemplin
    • 3 years ago
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    @Mertsj is right. That triangle is impossible

  5. lamthornhill
    • 3 years ago
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    homework I meant

  6. Mertsj
    • 3 years ago
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    Reread your problem. It probably says that the hypotenuse is 3 mm longer than the longer leg.

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