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A right triangle has a hypotenuse of length 10 and a leg of length 7. What is the area of the triangle?
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A right triangle has a hypotenuse of length 10 and a leg of length 7. What is the area of the triangle?
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ash2326Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
dw:1358830749694:dw Find the missing side
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ash2326Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@marcoduuuh Are you trying?
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ash2326Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Find the side then use the area formula, \[\frac 1 2 \times base\times \ height\]
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godorovgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
hey just an idea here take half of seven and than half of 10 and times them together
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godorovgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
1/2 of 7 is 3.5 and half of 10 is 5 so what is the answer?
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ash2326Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
dw:1358831111900:dw You need to find the height first, formula doesn't involve hypotenuse's length
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ash2326Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@marcoduuuh Can you use Pythagoras to find height?
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godorovgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
better use a2+b2=c2 may be that would work here
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godorovgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
hey ash am I missing something here??
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marcoduuuhBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
10^2+7^2= 149. sqrt of 149 is: 12.2065556
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godorovgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
does this problem have answer choices or anything??
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marcoduuuhBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Nope, it doesn't. ):
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godorovgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
one sec checking something here
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godorovgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
opp/ adj what is the function?
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