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anonymous

  • one year ago

What is the length of stack R M with bar on top when TS = 12 cm, TP = 11 cm, and RO = 15 cm? Round to the nearest tenth of a centimeter. cm.

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  1. anonymous
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    @xapproachesinfinity

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  2. xapproachesinfinity
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    first you see the triangle again yes to find rm we need om, ro was given to use so one part is missing

  3. xapproachesinfinity
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    so now what is it that can give us om that's the question

  4. anonymous
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    do I take 12^2 and add to 15^2?

  5. xapproachesinfinity
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    here we look at the rectangle at the base

  6. xapproachesinfinity
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    no! it is not just Pythagoras

  7. xapproachesinfinity
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    whenever you want to use Pythagoras you need to have a right triangle first okay

  8. xapproachesinfinity
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    you can't just use on something else

  9. anonymous
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    I think I got it thanks.

  10. xapproachesinfinity
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    ok what i realize in the rectangle is that O is the centroid of the base

  11. xapproachesinfinity
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    which means that OM is at half distance of TS

  12. xapproachesinfinity
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    so what is half TS?

  13. xapproachesinfinity
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    @CelinaDeberry

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