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highschoolmom2010
 2 years ago
a right triangle ABC, C is the right angle and CD is the altitude drawn to the hypotenuse. If AD =3 and BD=9 what is AC? show work
highschoolmom2010
 2 years ago
a right triangle ABC, C is the right angle and CD is the altitude drawn to the hypotenuse. If AD =3 and BD=9 what is AC? show work

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highschoolmom2010
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1thats as far as i got

ganeshie8
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you may use geometric mean thingy to solve this or similiar triangles

highschoolmom2010
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1375881597965:dw

highschoolmom2010
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1geometric mean bc im not really good at it

ganeshie8
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay ! memorize this : AC is the geometric mean of AD and AB AC = geometric mean of 3 and 12

ganeshie8
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1375881740808:dw

highschoolmom2010
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[\sqrt{12*3}=\sqrt{36}=6\] like this

highschoolmom2010
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1just refreshing on the work we did like a week or so ago

ganeshie8
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0here is the rule : Each leg of a right triangle is the 'geometric mean' between the hypotenuse(12) and the segment of hypotenuse adjacent to the given leg(3)

ganeshie8
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0lol i was on vacation for 2 weeks. and i remember we doing these back then.. .

highschoolmom2010
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1yea thx @ganeshie8 :D
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