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Jovanmommy_13

  • one year ago

What is the length of the hypotenuse of the right triangle shown below? If necessary, round your answer to the nearest hundredth.

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  1. Jovanmommy_13
    • one year ago
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    ???

  2. binarymimic
    • one year ago
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    can you determine the lengths of the sides?

  3. Jovanmommy_13
    • one year ago
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    huh

  4. binarymimic
    • one year ago
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    the lengths of the sides means how long each side is

  5. Jovanmommy_13
    • one year ago
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    i'm confused on how to get the answer

  6. binarymimic
    • one year ago
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    do you know how to determine a length when you have two points ?

  7. Jovanmommy_13
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    not one bit,

  8. binarymimic
    • one year ago
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    there are a few ways to do this. but the easiest is just use the distance equation \[distance = \sqrt{(x_{2} - x_{1})^{2} + (y_{2} - y_{1})^{2}}\] the points on the hypotenuse of that triangle are (4, 2) and (-5, -3) it looks like so just calculate the distance between those two points

  9. madstarr1819
    • one year ago
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    are you in conexus

  10. binarymimic
    • one year ago
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    that's the easy way. the other way is to calculate the lengths of the sides separately just by looking at the picture, the length of the top side is 9 and the length of the left side is 5 9^2 + 5^2 = c^2

  11. Jovanmommy_13
    • one year ago
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    i don't know what conexus is but it called graphing data for my work?

  12. binarymimic
    • one year ago
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    |dw:1359037431903:dw| maybe that will help ?

  13. Jovanmommy_13
    • one year ago
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    25+81? = the answer? or is there more?

  14. binarymimic
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    no you have to solve for 'c'

  15. binarymimic
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    25 + 81 = c^2

  16. Jovanmommy_13
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    106^2 =11236 ?

  17. binarymimic
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    |dw:1359037636202:dw|

  18. Jovanmommy_13
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    Ha yeah i don't get this

  19. binarymimic
    • one year ago
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    this is how you solve for c

  20. binarymimic
    • one year ago
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    hm. you should review Pythagorean theorem

  21. Jovanmommy_13
    • one year ago
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    10.295630141?

  22. binarymimic
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    yes thats right

  23. Jovanmommy_13
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    do i just put 10.29 though?

  24. binarymimic
    • one year ago
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    no you'd have to round to the nearest hundredth. it would be 10.30

  25. binarymimic
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    because 10.295... rounds up to 10.30, that's why

  26. Jovanmommy_13
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    Oh, thanks,

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