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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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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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ash2326Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
@Elak Do you know Pythagoras?
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ash2326Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Let's assume one leg as x then other will be 12x/5 Do you agree?
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ash2326Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Let the other be y \[\frac x y= \frac 5 {12}\] Find y from this
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ash2326Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Now use the pythagoras to find x, Can you do that?
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ElakBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
ok sorry , 12x=5y y=12x/5 :)
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ash2326Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
oops :( I had missed that
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ElakBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
x^2+ (12x/5)^2= 39 isit right??? :((
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ash2326Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
@Elak Did you find x? it's easy
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ash2326Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Yes, I think you can find the area now?
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ElakBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yes, yhank you very muuuch :)))
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ElakBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
but you help me, to think right ;)
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