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Please help! Pythagorean theorem. I'll give medals. Analyze the diagram below and complete the instructions that follow. Find the length of the hypotenuse of triangle QPO. A.5 B.10 C.12 D.13

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  1. anonymous
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  2. anonymous
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    @ganeshie8 please help!

  3. anonymous
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    @Hero please help

  4. Nnesha
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    \[\huge\rm a^2+b^2=c^2\]Pythagorean theorem substitute a,b,c for their values then solve for x c=hypotenuse

  5. anonymous
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    which sides would be a, b, and c?

  6. anonymous
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    that's what i have trouble with mainly.

  7. Nnesha
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    |dw:1439142571182:dw| longest side of right triangle is hypotenuse (c)

  8. Nnesha
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    |dw:1439142621480:dw|

  9. anonymous
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    so x+5^2 + 5^2 = x+6^2??

  10. Nnesha
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    put the parentheses \[\huge\rm (x+5)^2+5^2 =(x+6)^2\]

  11. anonymous
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    sweet

  12. Nnesha
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    can you solve for x ?

  13. anonymous
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    I got 7

  14. anonymous
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    but thats not an answer

  15. Nnesha
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    yes right bec |dw:1439142894934:dw| you need the length of OQ 7 is just x so replace x with 7 add 6

  16. anonymous
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    13?

  17. Nnesha
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    looks good!!

  18. anonymous
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    I have one more question if thats ok?

  19. Nnesha
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    i'll try

  20. Nnesha
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    i hve few minutes

  21. anonymous
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    Find the unknown side length, x. Write your answer in simplest radical form.

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  22. Nnesha
    • one year ago
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    first apply the Pythagorean theorem for small right triangle

  23. anonymous
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    a) 4 b) sq rt 65 c) 11 d) 5 sq rt 13

  24. Nnesha
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    |dw:1439143086956:dw|

  25. anonymous
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    so would that be 3^2+b^2=5^2

  26. Nnesha
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    |dw:1439143095027:dw|applly the thoream to find red side

  27. Nnesha
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    yes right and now you should remember this triangle very special triangle 3,5,?

  28. anonymous
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    7? lol i dont really know

  29. Nnesha
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    now solve for b

  30. Nnesha
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    \(\color{blue}{\text{Originally Posted by}}\) @iwanttolearn1212 so would that be 3^2+b^2=5^2 \(\color{blue}{\text{End of Quote}}\) right solvefor b

  31. anonymous
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    it's 4?

  32. Nnesha
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    yes right so if in the future they give you two sides of right triangle 3,4 you should know that 3rd side is 5 without solving it

  33. anonymous
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    sweet thank you

  34. anonymous
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    but the final answer isnt 4 right

  35. Nnesha
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    |dw:1439143298897:dw| now apply the Pythagorean theorem to find x (red trriangle )

  36. anonymous
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    sweet

  37. Nnesha
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    no bec we need x

  38. anonymous
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    its B

  39. Nnesha
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    \(\huge \color{green}{\checkmark}\) nice

  40. anonymous
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    thank you!!!

  41. Nnesha
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    alright gtg bye my pleasure:=)

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