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anonymous
 one year ago
You help your dad build a dog house for your dog. You tell him that it would be easy to build a dog house in the shape of a tent. The slanted sides are 5 feet long and the bottom of the house is 8 feet across. You draw him the following illustration to help him find the height of the dog house. What do you tell him the height of the dog house is?
anonymous
 one year ago
You help your dad build a dog house for your dog. You tell him that it would be easy to build a dog house in the shape of a tent. The slanted sides are 5 feet long and the bottom of the house is 8 feet across. You draw him the following illustration to help him find the height of the dog house. What do you tell him the height of the dog house is?

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.09 ft 4 ft 16 ft 4.5 ft

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The word problem, picture, and options don't make any sense!

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The problem states the distance on the ground is 8 ft, but the figure shows 6 ft.

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Let's say the figure is correct. dw:1437426340570:dw

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0We can use the Pythagorean theorem: \((3~ft)^2 + h^2 = (5 ~ft)^2 \) \(9~ft^2 + h^2 = 25~ft^2\) \(h ^ 2 = 16~ft^2\) \(h = 4~ft\)
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