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  1. anonymous
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    The length of the hypotenuse of a right triangle is 24 inches. If the length of one leg is 8 inches, what is the approximate length of the other leg? 16.0 inches 18.4 inches 22.6 inches 25.3 inches

  2. anonymous
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    use the Pythagorean Theorem

  3. anonymous
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    a squared+ b squared= c squared

  4. anonymous
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    so do 24 squared - 8 squared

  5. anonymous
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    then find the square root of 512

  6. anonymous
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    ok thts 16

  7. Astrophysics
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    |dw:1438606497888:dw| use pythagorean theorem as mentioned by @heretohelpalways

  8. Astrophysics
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    No...it's not 16, try again.

  9. anonymous
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    no

  10. anonymous
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    24-8=16

  11. Astrophysics
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    \[x^2+y^2=r^2 \] |dw:1438606601072:dw|

  12. anonymous
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    576-64

  13. anonymous
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    then find the square root of that answer

  14. anonymous
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    no, it is 24 squared - 8 squared

  15. anonymous
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    512

  16. anonymous
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    correct, now find the square root of 512

  17. anonymous
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    how do i do tht

  18. Astrophysics
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    \[r^2 = x^2+y^2 \implies x = \sqrt{r^2-y^2} = \sqrt{(24)^2-(8)^2}\]

  19. anonymous
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    umm 448

  20. Astrophysics
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    ??

  21. anonymous
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    sorry i did 512-64 and i got 448

  22. anonymous
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    no 576-64

  23. Astrophysics
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    Oh no, look at the equation above, just follow that

  24. anonymous
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    idk how to find the root for 512

  25. Astrophysics
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    Use a calculator

  26. anonymous
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    \[x ^{2}=512\]

  27. anonymous
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    k brb

  28. anonymous
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    thx

  29. anonymous
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    ok help me with another?

  30. anonymous
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    just remember that \[a ^{2}+b ^{2}=c ^{2}\]

  31. anonymous
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    ok

  32. anonymous
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    okay, can you start a new post?

  33. anonymous
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    k

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