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A triangle has an area of 60in2. Its base is 10 inches and its height is √x inches. What is the value of x? What is the height of the triangle? Please show all work that you use to determine your answer. (Hint: The formula for the area of a triangle is A= 1/2bh where b=base and h=height)
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smith1512 Group Title
A triangle has an area of 60in2. Its base is 10 inches and its height is √x inches. What is the value of x? What is the height of the triangle? Please show all work that you use to determine your answer. (Hint: The formula for the area of a triangle is A= 1/2bh where b=base and h=height)
 one year ago
 one year ago

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A= 1/2bh 60 = 1/2*10*sqrt(x) 60*2 = 10*sqrt(x) 10*sqrt(x) = 120 Keep going to solve for x
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the base is 10 in, the height is 12 in @jim_thompson5910
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
the height is 12, so what is x?
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smith1512 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
12? @jim_thompson5910
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
the height is sqrt(x)
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
you found the height to be 12, so the two are equal, ie sqrt(x) = 12 so x must be what?
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smith1512 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
10? ahaha i suck at everything .. :/
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
don't say that
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