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The vertices of a right triangle are (–3, –2), (5, 3), and (5, y). What is the value of y? A. –3 B. –2 C. 3 D. 5

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  1. Astrophysics
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    Lets draw it out |dw:1432851012372:dw| so we have to make a right triangle

  2. Astrophysics
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    We know the x value is 5, so what other point would make a right triangle, so it would connect it as such |dw:1432851272418:dw| what point would that be?

  3. tiff9702
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    (5, -3)

  4. Astrophysics
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    Oh oops, I had put the points backwards

  5. Astrophysics
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    But you have the right idea, this is how it should be |dw:1432851369334:dw|

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    So (5,-2) :)

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