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UmmmHELP
 2 years ago
Find the length of the altitude drawn to the hypotenuse. The triangle is not drawn to scale.
UmmmHELP
 2 years ago
Find the length of the altitude drawn to the hypotenuse. The triangle is not drawn to scale.

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ganeshie8
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0try seting up an useful proportion (similar triangles)

UmmmHELP
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0um? how do you do that..like I said in the last one I am REALLY bad at this section

ganeshie8
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok, here il tell you a shortcut : height of altitude = geometric mean of hypotenuse segments.

UmmmHELP
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I got 11.4? @ganeshie8

UmmmHELP
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@aajugdar what do you mean see? you posted that a few mins ago

aajugdar
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yeah i am looking too :D

UmmmHELP
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay haha i was confused @aajugdar

aajugdar
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yeah he is right thats final answer

genius12
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.011.4. You can use the geometric mean method that @ganeshie8 suggested or you can make a system of equations and solve for a.

UmmmHELP
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0idk now the time ran up on the assignment

genius12
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0If 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

UmmmHELP
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay.... well thanks guys!
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