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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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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
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1thats as far as i got

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

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

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

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

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

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

ganeshie8
 one year 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
 one year 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
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1yea thx @ganeshie8 :D
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