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kimyarrs

  • 3 years ago

Find the lengths of the diagonals of this trapezoid.

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  1. kimyarrs
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  2. NotTim
    • 3 years ago
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    You're just suppose to give an expression?

  3. kimyarrs
    • 3 years ago
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    I'm not really sure. It doesn't explain what it is I need to give.

  4. NotTim
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    That's a problem in itself...

  5. NotTim
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    is "diagonals" the lines that connect one corner of the trapezoid to the opposing corner?

  6. kimyarrs
    • 3 years ago
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    From the top corner to the opposite bottom corner.

  7. AravindG
    • 3 years ago
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    just use distance formula !!

  8. NotTim
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    Or, if distance doesn't work out...Slope(m)? Same thing really

  9. kimyarrs
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    Problem is, I have no idea what either of those things are.

  10. NotTim
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    slope=m=|dw:1357718703164:dw|

  11. kimyarrs
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    how do i plug the problem into that format?

  12. NotTim
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    (x,y)

  13. kimyarrs
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    ..do you mind just answering it for me?

  14. NotTim
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    answer what

  15. kimyarrs
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    the question. like, the lengths of the diagonals? but only if you know how.

  16. NotTim
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    afraid of giving the wrong answer I am

  17. NotTim
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    anyways, look up slope formula. that might fit the bill. i've got work on my side...but if you have questions, holler

  18. kimyarrs
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    Oh okay, awesome! Thanks for helping.

  19. NotTim
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    ay

  20. mathstudent55
    • 3 years ago
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    |dw:1357795238155:dw|

  21. mathstudent55
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    Slope will not help you here.

  22. NotTim
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    Really? the diagram allows for both i think...

  23. mathstudent55
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    How does a slope show length?

  24. NotTim
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    oooh.derr. just realized. holy ggeez. slope wouldnt work.

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