Quantcast

Got Homework?

Connect with other students for help. It's a free community.

  • across
    MIT Grad Student
    Online now
  • laura*
    Helped 1,000 students
    Online now
  • Hero
    College Math Guru
    Online now

Here's the question you clicked on:

55 members online
  • 0 replying
  • 0 viewing

ihatealgebrasomuch Group Title

Can someone please help me solve for x? **will draw the triangle**

  • 2 years ago
  • 2 years ago

  • This Question is Closed
  1. ihatealgebrasomuch Group Title
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    |dw:1353973213886:dw|

    • 2 years ago
  2. geoffb Group Title
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    \(a^{2} + b^{2} = c^{2}\)

    • 2 years ago
  3. satellite73 Group Title
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    \(2^2+(x+3)^2=(3x+5)^2\)

    • 2 years ago
  4. geoffb Group Title
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    |dw:1353973382413:dw|

    • 2 years ago
  5. ihatealgebrasomuch Group Title
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    @geoffb i know, but there is a certain way to do it when solving for x that i didnt learn due to absence. can someone please show me the way to find x?

    • 2 years ago
  6. hba Group Title
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    (Use Pythagoras Theorem) |dw:1353973381648:dw|

    • 2 years ago
  7. hba Group Title
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    @ihatealgebrasomuch Got it ?

    • 2 years ago
  8. hba Group Title
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    H is the hypotenuse B is the base and P is the Perpendicular

    • 2 years ago
  9. ihatealgebrasomuch Group Title
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    i know the pythagorean theorem, but i dont understand how to solve this problem. i tried but the answer i got was completely wrong from the teachers @hba

    • 2 years ago
  10. geoffb Group Title
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    @satellite73 gave you the formula. @hba, I think you mislabelled.

    • 2 years ago
  11. ihatealgebrasomuch Group Title
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    i know, that you'd get 4+(x+3)^2 = (3x+5)^2 i did the math and got something like √3/2 , but the answer is x = -(3/2) + (√3/2) and i dont understand why

    • 2 years ago
    • Attachments:

See more questions >>>

Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.

spraguer (Moderator)
5 → View Detailed Profile

is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...

23

  • Teamwork 19 Teammate
  • Problem Solving 19 Hero
  • You have blocked this person.
  • ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...

Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.

This is the testimonial you wrote.
You haven't written a testimonial for Owlfred.