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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

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Is that correct?

  3. anonymous
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    @saseal type in here

  4. anonymous
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    All I need is a simple yes or no.

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

  6. anonymous
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    yea

  7. anonymous
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    i showed ya the steps earlier

  8. phi
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  9. phi
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    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
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    so your answer checks out.

  11. anonymous
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    Therefore it is correct?

  12. anonymous
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    @phi

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

  14. anonymous
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    All I need is a yes or no.

  15. anonymous
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    Yay. I got it rightttt

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