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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=35?

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    |dw:1358830749694:dw| Find the missing side

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    @marcoduuuh Are you trying?

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    yes!

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    Find the side then use the area formula, \[\frac 1 2 \times base\times \ height\]

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    hey just an idea here take half of seven and than half of 10 and times them together

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    I got 35?

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    1/2 of 7 is 3.5 and half of 10 is 5 so what is the answer?

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    |dw:1358831111900:dw| You need to find the height first, formula doesn't involve hypotenuse's length

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    17.5!

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    @marcoduuuh Can you use Pythagoras to find height?

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    better use a2+b2=c2 may be that would work here

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    that's Pythagoras

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    yes

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    hey ash am I missing something here??

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    10^2+7^2= 149. sqrt of 149 is: 12.2065556

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    does this problem have answer choices or anything??

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  18. marcoduuuh Group Title
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    Nope, it doesn't. ):

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    one sec checking something here

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    ok

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    wait I know now

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    opp/ adj what is the function?

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    you still there?

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