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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    The hypotenuse of a right triangle is √18 units. What are the lengths of the legs of the triangle? Will fan and medal!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Can u atleast help me find 3 different answers and explain your strategies/ show work..........................

  3. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    This is done by the Pythagoras theorem c^2 = a^2 + b^2 where c = hypotenuse and a and b are the legs

  4. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    there are many solutions to your question if the legs of the triangle are equal then c^2 = 2 a^2 (√18 )^2 = 2 a^2 18 = 2 a^2 a^2 = 9 a = 3 - the length of each leg is 3

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Its a right angle triangle

  6. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    Yes - thats why you use the Pythagoras theorem - which is true for all right angled triangles

  7. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    - there is one triangle which is right angled and isocseles

  8. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    The length for each leg is going to be different

  9. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    - no not this one:- |dw:1433281850382:dw|

  10. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    - there are an infinite number of possibilities for other right angled triangles for example the squares of the 2 legs could be 8 and 10 so the 3 sides would be √18 , √10 and √8

  11. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    - any 2 squares adding up to 18 would do 2 and 16 , 7 and 11, etc etc

  12. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    k........do you mind helping me on another question please?

  13. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    i would if i could but i gotta go right now sorry

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