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given right triangle ABC, with right angle at C. If a=5 and b=12 use the Pythagorean Theorem to solve for C.
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given right triangle ABC, with right angle at C. If a=5 and b=12 use the Pythagorean Theorem to solve for C.
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jim_thompson5910Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I think you meant to say c instead of C C is 90 degrees, which is given
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jim_thompson5910Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
a^2 + b^2 = c^2 5^2 + 12^2 = c^2 25 + 144 = c^2 169 = c^2 c^2 = 169 c = ???
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meganemma1995Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
so would it be 11, 13, 84.5, or 119?
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jim_thompson5910Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
the square root of 169 is ____
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meganemma1995Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
thanks! i'll give you a medal :)
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jim_thompson5910Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
c^2 = 169 c = sqrt(169) c = 13
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