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rebecca1233
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In a 45° 45° 90° right triangle, the hypotenuse is 5 cm. How long are the legs?
 one year ago
 one year ago
rebecca1233 Group Title
In a 45° 45° 90° right triangle, the hypotenuse is 5 cm. How long are the legs?
 one year ago
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@RadEn
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cgreenwade2000 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
This is a pretty easy one, do you know the Pythagorean Theorem?
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dw:1358277190112:dw
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BluFoot Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Since it's isoceles, the two legs have the same length. Now you can use pythagorus: x^2+x^2 = 5^2, solve for x :)
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dw:1358277125983:dw
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RadEn Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
in other words, x * sqrt(2) = 5 solve for x
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BluFoot Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
OK but coming up with that is much more difficult than simply using Pythagorus
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