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anonymous
 one year ago
Find the length of the unknown side. Round your answer to the nearest whole number.
Image of a right triangle with legs labeled 7 meters each. The hypotenuse is unknown.
7 meters 9 meters 10 meters 12 meters
anonymous
 one year ago
Find the length of the unknown side. Round your answer to the nearest whole number. Image of a right triangle with legs labeled 7 meters each. The hypotenuse is unknown. 7 meters 9 meters 10 meters 12 meters

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0If the legs are equal, then it is a 454590 triangle. And for a 454590 triangle, the hypotenuse will be \[\large H~=~Leg\sqrt{2}\]

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I still don't get it

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Do you know how to substitute values into a formula?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Just plug "7" in as the leg. Multiplying 7 by \(\sqrt{2}\) will get you the hypotenuse.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok I got 1.414213562373095

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ok, so \[\large 7 \times 1.4142\]

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So which number would you round 9.9 to?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Right! So it would be 10 as your answer :)
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