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Operations with Radical Questions: What is the side length b if the hypotenuse is 13 and the leg is 12?
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Operations with Radical Questions: What is the side length b if the hypotenuse is 13 and the leg is 12?
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qweqwe123123123123111Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
sqrt( 13^2  12^2 )
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BillyBobJoeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Could you explain further? The possible answers are: A. 1 B. 17.7 C. 5 D. 1
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BillyBobJoeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I know how to use the Pythagorean Theorem (A^2 + B^2 = C^2), but I don't know how to get a leg's distance based off of the hypotenuse and another leg.
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qweqwe123123123123111Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Well, what's 13^2? And what's 12^2? And what's the difference between them?
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qweqwe123123123123111Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
If the hypotenuse^2 = side1^2 + side2^2, then side2^2 would be hypotenuse^2  side1^2
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BillyBobJoeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
13^2 = 169 12^2 = 144 Would the answer be 25?
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BillyBobJoeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I know that isn't in the options. That's what I got.
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qweqwe123123123123111Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Close... 25 is the answer squared. What we're after is the square root of 25, and THAT will be your answer! :)
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BillyBobJoeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Thank you! I understand the process now.
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BillyBobJoeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Square root of 25 is 5. Heheh.
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qweqwe123123123123111Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Excellent!! Glad I could help! And thank you! :)
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BillyBobJoeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
No thank you, good sir. Have a fantastic day.
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