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BillyBobJoe
 2 years ago
Operations with Radical Questions: What is the side length b if the hypotenuse is 13 and the leg is 12?
BillyBobJoe
 2 years ago
Operations with Radical Questions: What is the side length b if the hypotenuse is 13 and the leg is 12?

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qweqwe123123123123111
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1sqrt( 13^2  12^2 )

BillyBobJoe
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Could you explain further? The possible answers are: A. 1 B. 17.7 C. 5 D. 1

BillyBobJoe
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I 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.

qweqwe123123123123111
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Well, what's 13^2? And what's 12^2? And what's the difference between them?

qweqwe123123123123111
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1If the hypotenuse^2 = side1^2 + side2^2, then side2^2 would be hypotenuse^2  side1^2

BillyBobJoe
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.013^2 = 169 12^2 = 144 Would the answer be 25?

BillyBobJoe
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I know that isn't in the options. That's what I got.

qweqwe123123123123111
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Close... 25 is the answer squared. What we're after is the square root of 25, and THAT will be your answer! :)

BillyBobJoe
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Thank you! I understand the process now.

BillyBobJoe
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Square root of 25 is 5. Heheh.

qweqwe123123123123111
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Excellent!! Glad I could help! And thank you! :)

BillyBobJoe
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0No thank you, good sir. Have a fantastic day.
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