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  • 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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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    If the legs are equal, then it is a 45-45-90 triangle. And for a 45-45-90 triangle, the hypotenuse will be \[\large H~=~Leg\sqrt{2}\]

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    I still don't get it

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Do you know how to substitute values into a formula?

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    no sir

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Just plug "7" in as the leg. Multiplying 7 by \(\sqrt{2}\) will get you the hypotenuse.

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    ok I got 1.414213562373095

  7. anonymous
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    Ok, so \[\large 7 \times 1.4142\]

  8. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    9.8994

  9. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    So which number would you round 9.9 to?

  10. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    10.0

  11. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Right! So it would be 10 as your answer :)

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