## anonymous one year ago Quilt squares are cut on the diagonal to form triangular quilt pieces. The hypotenuse of the resulting triangles is 26 inch. long. What is the side lengths of each piece? I already know the answer

1. anonymous

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2. anonymous

Is that correct?

3. anonymous

@saseal type in here

4. anonymous

All I need is a simple yes or no.

5. phi

a square has equal sides you can check your answer using pythagoras

6. anonymous

yea

7. anonymous

i showed ya the steps earlier

8. phi

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9. phi

using a^2 + b^2 = c^2 as a check square both sides to get 169*2 + 169*2= 4*169 take the square root you get 2*13= 26

10. phi

11. anonymous

Therefore it is correct?

12. anonymous

@phi

13. anonymous

$26=\sqrt{2a^2}$ $676=2a^2$ $338=a^2$ $a = \sqrt{338} = 13\sqrt{2}$

14. anonymous

All I need is a yes or no.

15. anonymous

Yay. I got it rightttt

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