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anonymous
 4 years ago
One leg of a right triange mesures 15 m and the hypotenuse is 17 m, what is the length of the other leg?
anonymous
 4 years ago
One leg of a right triange mesures 15 m and the hypotenuse is 17 m, what is the length of the other leg?

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lstrasmann
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[a^2 + b^2 = c^2\]\[15^2 + b^2 = 17^2\]\[225 + b^2 = 289\]\[b^2 = 64\]\[b=\sqrt{64}\]\[b=8\]

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you have to use the formula: x^2 + y^2 = r^2. 15^2 + y^2 = 17^2 225 + b^2 = 289 b^2 = 64 b = 64−−√ b = 8

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1352916512967:dw what is the heigth of the tree

lstrasmann
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0same formula as above, just plug in 52 for c and 38 for b and solve for a.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but can u tell me the anwser please

lstrasmann
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the answer should be approximately 35.5
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