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  • 3 years ago

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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  1. meganemma1995
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  2. jim_thompson5910
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    I think you meant to say c instead of C C is 90 degrees, which is given

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    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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    so would it be 11, 13, 84.5, or 119?

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    the square root of 169 is ____

  6. meganemma1995
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    13!

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    good

  8. meganemma1995
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    thanks! i'll give you a medal :)

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    c^2 = 169 c = sqrt(169) c = 13

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    np

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