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 Question 230391: does a right triangle with the dimensions of 8cm,9cm,and 12cm exist? Click here to see answer by rfer(12657)

 Question 230390: Does a right triangl with the dimensions of 8cm,9cm,and 12cm exist? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57337)

 Question 230396: Are the numbers 8,15,and 19 a pothagorean triple? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 231199: One leg of a right triangle is 2 m longer than the other leg. The length of the hypotenuse is 10 m.Find the lenght of each side. Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)
 Question 231199: One leg of a right triangle is 2 m longer than the other leg. The length of the hypotenuse is 10 m.Find the lenght of each side. Click here to see answer by jsmallt9(3296)

 Question 231205: the number N, in millions, of broadband cable and DSL subscribers in the United States t yearsafter 1998 cane be approximated by N = 0.3t^2 + 0.6t When will there be 36 million brodband cable and DSL subscribers? Thank you Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 231776: I am having trouble solving this problem: Find the distance between the points A(2,-1) and B(-4,2). I came up with the answer of 3 which is incorrect, please help. Thanks. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 231846: Two vertical poles of lengths 6 feet and 8 feet stand 10 feet apart. a cable reaches from the top of one pole to some peoint of the ground between the poles then to the top of the other pole. where should this point be located to use 18 feet of cable? could you explain how to do this for me? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57337)

 Question 232909: The area in square meters for a triangular sail is given by A(x)=x^2+5x+6 Find A(5)? If the height of the sail is x+3 meters then what is the length of the base of the sail? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 233396: The difference between the hypotenuse and the other two sides of a right triangle are respectively 8feet and 4 feet. the perimeter of the triangle is a) 48 b0 36 c) 50 d) 37 e) none Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8908)

 Question 233825: What type of triangle has the lengths of 14, 48, 50 Click here to see answer by stanbon(57337)

 Question 233829: What type of triangle has the lengths of 6, 7, 9 Click here to see answer by ly12603(44)

 Question 233852: a utility pole breaks and falls. nine feet of the pole remains standing ant the top of the pole lands 12 feet from the base forming a right triangle. find the original height of the utility pole. Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 233828: What type of triangle has the lengths of 6, 7, 9 Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 234204: a women travels one mile due north, then two miles due east, then three miles due north again, and then once more east for 4 miles. how far is she from her starting point? (it is less than 5+ square root 5 miles. Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 234608: If you know that two legs of a right triangle are 8 and 12 units long, what is the triangle's area? If necessary, round your answer to two decimal places. Click here to see answer by rfer(12657)

 Question 234990: Find the length of the hypotenuse of a right triangle with legs of lengths 5 and 12. If necessary, round your answer to two decimal places. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57337)

 Question 236398: The length of a rectangular floor is 1m less than twice its width. if a diagnol of the rectangle is 17m, find the length and width of the floor. Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 237118: I was wondering if in the theorum of a2 + b2 = c2 if you can designate all the values as 1 so that the equation would read 1 squared + 1 squared = 1 squared? If you can not do this, I was wondering if you could explain to me why that is? Thank you! Click here to see answer by HeyEv(4)
 Question 237118: I was wondering if in the theorum of a2 + b2 = c2 if you can designate all the values as 1 so that the equation would read 1 squared + 1 squared = 1 squared? If you can not do this, I was wondering if you could explain to me why that is? Thank you! Click here to see answer by rfer(12657)

 Question 237244: The perimeter of a right, isosceles triangle is 2 + square root (2) Find its area. Express your answer as a common fraction. Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 237948: The guy wire on a TV antenna is 1 m longer than the height of the antenna. If the guy wire is anchored 3 m from the foot of the antenna, how tall is the antenna? Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 238446: the length of the diagonal of a square is 80 inches. find the exact dimensions of the square? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6958)

 Question 238487: height-10cm and base-8cm and what is the hypotenuse Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 238643: One side of a rectangular stage is 2 meters longer than the other. If the diagonal is 10 meters, then what are the lengths of the sides? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)
 Question 238643: One side of a rectangular stage is 2 meters longer than the other. If the diagonal is 10 meters, then what are the lengths of the sides? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16877)

 Question 238960: The sum of the squares of the lengths of the three sides of a right triangle is 300 cm2. How many cm are in the length of the hypotenuse? Express you answer in simplest radical form. Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 239204: the hypotenuse of a right triangle is three times the length of one of the legs. the length of the other leg is the square root of 32 ft. find the leg and the hypotenuse. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15649)

 Question 239597: Hey i need help solving this one problem: The photograph shows the Pyramid of Khafre in Egypt. Each side of its square base is about 214 meters long. Each triangular side is an isosceles triangle with a height of about 179 meters. What is the area of one side of the pyramid? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16877)

 Question 240244: if the foot of a 13-meter ladder is placed 6 meters from the base of a building, how high up the building will the ladder reach? Click here to see answer by vleith(2825)

 Question 240183: I think this word problem belongs in this section - can picture the triangle in the word problem, but other than that I am stuck. Any help is greatly appreciated. Elizabeth is flying a kite. She let out 80 feet of string and attached the string to a stake in the ground. The kite is now directly above her brother Mike, who is 32 feet away from Elizabeth. Find the height of the kite to the nearest foot. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15649)

 Question 240504: You are planning on putting a new digital TV on a wall that is 12 feet long and 9 feet high. The digital TV has a diagonal of 72in. The length of the TV is twice the width of the TV. How much of the wall will still need to be decorated around the TV? We have tried to input doubling the length. We used the numbers 48 and 24. But when we put the numbers into the therom, they did not match up. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15649)

 Question 240599: Find the length of each hypotenuse. (Legs)^2+(legs)^2=hypotenuse^2 (39)^2+(24)^2=x^2 Click here to see answer by stanbon(57337)

 Question 240298: A baseball diamond is a square with 90 foot sides. What is the length from 3rd base to 1st base? Round to the nearest tenth. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 241197: Can someone please tell me how to find the dimensions of a box that has a volume of 504 cubic inches and its sides measure x, x+1 and x+2. Much appreciated! Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)
 Question 241197: Can someone please tell me how to find the dimensions of a box that has a volume of 504 cubic inches and its sides measure x, x+1 and x+2. Much appreciated! Click here to see answer by solver91311(16877)

 Question 241311: 1. one leg of a right triangle is 20 cm and the hypotenuse is 10 cm longer than the other leg. find the length of the hypotenuse. 2. the sides of a triangle are 8, 15 and 17 units. if each side is doubled, by how many square units will the area of the triangle increase? 1 Let the hyp = c and the other 2 sides a and b x^2= a^2 + b^2 x^2+20^2 = (x+10)^2 x^2 +400 = x^2 +20x+100 20x=300 X=15 ans Click here to see answer by stellababy(3)

 Question 241307: The dimensions of a triangle are 13, 13, and 24. What is the area in square units of this triangle? A) 30 B) 60 C) 90 D) 156 E) 312 Click here to see answer by stellababy(3)

 Question 241455: If the length of the shorter side of a 45-45-90 triangle is x, find the length of the hypotenuse, in terms of x. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 241456: At what angle, or slope in degrees will the hypotenus of this triangle ly? The vertical leg measures 29" The hypotnuse measures 63" One angle of the trianlge is 90 degree Click here to see answer by stanbon(57337)
 Question 241456: At what angle, or slope in degrees will the hypotenus of this triangle ly? The vertical leg measures 29" The hypotnuse measures 63" One angle of the trianlge is 90 degree Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 241321: the sides of a triangle are 8, 15 and 17 units. if each side is doubled, by how many square units will the area of the triangle increase? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 242607: Right triangle ABC has one leg of length 6 cm, one leg of length 8 cm and a right angle at A. A square has one side on the hypotenuse of triangle ABC and a vertex on each of the two legs of triangle ABC. What is the length of one side of the square? Express your answer as a common fraction. Click here to see answer by nyc_function(2733)

 Question 242965: The sides of a right triangle have lengths x – y, x, x + y, where x>y>0. Find the ratio of x : y. Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9674)

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