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anonymous
 one year ago
Find the unknown side length, x. Write your answer in simplest radical form. How shall I do this?
anonymous
 one year ago
Find the unknown side length, x. Write your answer in simplest radical form. How shall I do this?

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campbell_st
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0its a 2 step process that uses pythagoras' theorem... in the larger triangle you have a hypotenuse of 17 and base of 8 and you need to find the shorter side can you do that..?

campbell_st
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0leave the answer for the shorter side or height as a radical then the smaller triangle, you need to find the hypotenuse x you just found the height, and the base is 5

campbell_st
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well lets look at it bits dw:1438465097119:dw find h in the diagram.. now the next part dw:1438465146715:dw use pythagoras to find x

campbell_st
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1438465264925:dw hope that helps

campbell_st
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1438465319474:dw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Thank you! I got it now :) @campbell_st
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