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anonymous
 one year ago
Can someone help me set this problem up i'm having a hard time
In a right triangle, the hypotenuse is 1 inch longer than twice the shortest side. The third side is 7 inches longer than the shortest side. Find the length of each side.
anonymous
 one year ago
Can someone help me set this problem up i'm having a hard time In a right triangle, the hypotenuse is 1 inch longer than twice the shortest side. The third side is 7 inches longer than the shortest side. Find the length of each side.

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Jaynator495
 one year ago
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jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1x = shortest side `the hypotenuse is 1 inch longer than twice the shortest side` so we know the hypotenuse is 2x+1 inches long `The third side is 7 inches longer than the shortest side` which means the third side is x+7 inches long you should have something like this drawing dw:1443218997010:dw

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1agreed so far @Sooch ?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@jim_thompson5910 Yes, I was getting the sides confused. so now i plug them into the a^2+b^2+c^2=0 formula?

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1a^2 + b^2 = c^2 actually

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1443219381373:dw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@jim_thompson5910 Got it! thank you so much

Jaynator495
 one year ago
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