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lamthornhill

  • 3 years ago

One leg of a right triangle is 4 millimeters shorter than the longer leg and the hypotenuse is 4 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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    Why did you repost this problem? You know that this triangle is impossible.

  2. lamthornhill
    • 3 years ago
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    I put exactly what was on my homework website..

  3. Mertsj
    • 3 years ago
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    Do you understand that the hypotenuse MUST be longer than either leg?

  4. lamthornhill
    • 3 years ago
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    No cause I don't understand this algebra that I'm taken....... it's be several years since I have been in high school

  5. lamthornhill
    • 3 years ago
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    I got the question wrong to get the answers.... It is a workable question. the answers were, 12, 9, and 15

  6. Mertsj
    • 3 years ago
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    No it isn't. Not if you have stated it correctly.

  7. lamthornhill
    • 3 years ago
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    I copied it word for word from the homework website

  8. Mertsj
    • 3 years ago
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    How can the answers be 12, 9 and 15 if the hypotenuse is 3 more than the short leg?

  9. lamthornhill
    • 3 years ago
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    i don't know........ those are the answers that the website game me....

  10. Mertsj
    • 3 years ago
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    The short leg is 9 and the hypotenuse is 15 according to the answers you posted.

  11. lamthornhill
    • 3 years ago
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    I just put what the website said

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