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OregonDuck
 one year ago
help with Pythagoras' Theorem
OregonDuck
 one year ago
help with Pythagoras' Theorem

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OregonDuck
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1the hypotenuse of the right triangle is 13 and the base is 5 what is the height show your work

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[\huge \rm a^2+b^2=c^2\] Pythagorean theorem c is the longest side( hypotenuse ) so plugin c and b value solve for a

OregonDuck
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[5^{2}+b ^{2}=13^{2}\]

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1btw base is b but that's not gonna change the answer

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1how would you cancel out 5^2 from left side ? would you add,subtract,multiply or divide by 5^2?

OregonDuck
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1mulitiply so...\[25+b ^{2}=169\]

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1that's right 25+b^2=169 now move 25 to the right side so how would you cancel out 25 from left side ?

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1it's 25 `+`b^2 25 is positive at left side to cancel it out so should subtract 25 both sides

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[\huge\rm 25 +b^2=169\] we have to solve for b so subtract 25 both sides

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1442344735597:dw both sides what would you get when you subtract 25 at left side ?

OregonDuck
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.10 and on the right 144

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1yes right dw:1442344859009:dw to cancel out the `square` you should take `square root both sides`

OregonDuck
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1ok so it is 12? right the answer for the hieght

OregonDuck
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1ok sweet thxs so much
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