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Find the length of the altitude drawn to the hypotenuse. The triangle is not drawn to scale.
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Find the length of the altitude drawn to the hypotenuse. The triangle is not drawn to scale.
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ganeshie8Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
try seting up an useful proportion (similar triangles)
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UmmmHELPBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
um? how do you do that..like I said in the last one I am REALLY bad at this section
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ganeshie8Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ok, here il tell you a shortcut : height of altitude = geometric mean of hypotenuse segments.
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UmmmHELPBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I got 11.4? @ganeshie8
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UmmmHELPBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@aajugdar what do you mean see? you posted that a few mins ago
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aajugdarBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yeah i am looking too :D
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UmmmHELPBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
okay haha i was confused @aajugdar
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aajugdarBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yeah he is right thats final answer
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genius12Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
11.4. You can use the geometric mean method that @ganeshie8 suggested or you can make a system of equations and solve for a.
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UmmmHELPBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
idk now the time ran up on the assignment
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genius12Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
If 11.4 is not an option then that might mean that the options are in exact form. Is this the option then:\[\sqrt{130}\] @UmmmHELP
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UmmmHELPBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
okay.... well thanks guys!
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