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Elak
 3 years ago
The ratio of the legs of a right triangle is 5 to 12. If the hypotenuse is 39, what is the area?
Elak
 3 years ago
The ratio of the legs of a right triangle is 5 to 12. If the hypotenuse is 39, what is the area?

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ash2326
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1@Elak Do you know Pythagoras?

ash2326
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Let's assume one leg as x then other will be 12x/5 Do you agree?

ash2326
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Let the other be y \[\frac x y= \frac 5 {12}\] Find y from this

ash2326
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Now use the pythagoras to find x, Can you do that?

Elak
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1ok sorry , 12x=5y y=12x/5 :)

ash2326
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1oops :( I had missed that

Elak
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1x^2+ (12x/5)^2= 39 isit right??? :((

ash2326
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1@Elak Did you find x? it's easy

ash2326
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Yes, I think you can find the area now?

Elak
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1yes, yhank you very muuuch :)))

Elak
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1but you help me, to think right ;)
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