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 one year ago
The ratio of the legs of a right triangle is 5 to 12. If the hypotenuse is 39, what is the area?
 one year 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
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1@Elak Do you know Pythagoras?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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