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anonymous
 one year ago
Trigonometry help, easy medal and fan
anonymous
 one year ago
Trigonometry help, easy medal and fan

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the longer leg of a 306090 triangle is 18. what is the length of the other leg

hwyl
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0how do you know that this is easy?

hwyl
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0there are two ways to solve this problem

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1443145786138:dw you can also solve it by trigonometry.

hwyl
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0it says the longer leg, so I am not sure if that pertains to the hypotenuse

hwyl
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0longer leg is always across the 60 angle

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0certainly hypotenuse is longest .

hwyl
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0that would be the LONGEST, but the problem says LONGER so we can make it this way long, longer and longest

hwyl
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\(longleg = y^2 = 2^2  1^2 \rightarrow y = \sqrt{3} \)

hwyl
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0based on these information, without the use of trigonometry, we can use patterns \(shortleg = \frac{1}{2}hypotenuse \)

hwyl
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0if shortleg is 1/2 of hypotenuse then \(longleg = shortleg \times \sqrt{3} \)

hwyl
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0or \(longleg = \frac{1}{2}hypotenuse \times \sqrt{3} \)

hwyl
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\((18 \times 2) \div \sqrt{3} = hypotenuse \) becase we know that: \(shortleg = \frac{1}{2}~ hypotenuse \)
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