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MikeyMaximum

  • one year ago

A ramp leads up to a building. The top of the ramp is 5 feet above the ground, and the bottom is 15 feet from the building as shown. What is the length of the ramp? Round your answer to the nearest tenth of a foot. A. 16.0 ft B. 15.8 ft C. 20.0 ft D. 14.1 ft

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    |dw:1434246653733:dw|

  2. MikeyMaximum
    • one year ago
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    I still didn't get the answer

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    ok. show me what you did

  4. MikeyMaximum
    • one year ago
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    1st 5*5=25 2nd 15*15=225 3rd 25+225=250 4th 250*250=62,500

  5. MikeyMaximum
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    @pooja195

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    @Brightcherrybomb5

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  8. UnkleRhaukus
    • one year ago
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    @MikeyMaximum, you started right, but your fourth step is not the right one \[a^2+b^2=c^2\] \[5^2+15^2=c^2\\ 25+225=c^2\\ 250 = c^2\\ c=\sqrt{250}\\ = \]

  9. MikeyMaximum
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    O... Ok

  10. UnkleRhaukus
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    to simplify √250, first factor 250

  11. UnkleRhaukus
    • one year ago
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    do you know how to factor 250?

  12. MikeyMaximum
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    Its B right?

  13. UnkleRhaukus
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    im not up to that point yet

  14. MikeyMaximum
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    o

  15. UnkleRhaukus
    • one year ago
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    250 = 25*10 right? now can you further factor 25? and 10?

  16. MikeyMaximum
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    I didn't exactly learn that yet :P

  17. UnkleRhaukus
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    what number when multiplied by it self makes 25?

  18. MikeyMaximum
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    5

  19. UnkleRhaukus
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    5*5 = 25 and 2*5 = 10 so 250 = 5*5 * 2*5 = 5^2 * 2*5 We have √250 = √5^2 * 2*5 = 5*√2*5= (calculator says) 15.8 , yeah B

  20. MikeyMaximum
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    R u male or female?

  21. UnkleRhaukus
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    i am a male

  22. MikeyMaximum
    • one year ago
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    Well, thx nice kind sir

  23. UnkleRhaukus
    • one year ago
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    : )

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