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 Question 275017: Pythagorean triplets represent a special relation that both satisfy the Pythagorean theorem and as well as another characteristic. It is this additional characteristic that I am especially looking for. There are several formulas that will produce Pythagorean triplets. I need to find at least one. I need at least 5 other examples of triplets, not including 3-4-5. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 275711: How do i find the area of a 45°-45°-90° triangle with a 4-cm hypotenuse Click here to see answer by stanbon(57290)

 Question 276140: A right triangle has a hypotenuse of length c = 65 ft. Use the Pythagorean Theorem to find the length of leg a when the length of leg b is 16, 25, 33, and 39 feet. b = 16; a = ft b = 25; a = ft b = 33; a = ft b = 39; a = ft Click here to see answer by solver91311(16877)

 Question 276703: The measures of the sides of a right triangle are those of a Pythagorean triple. If the measure of the shortest side is 17, what are the measures of the other two sides? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16877)

 Question 276769: A ladder is placed against the outside of a house at the roof line. The ladder is 10 feet long. The bottom of the ladder is plaed 3 feet from the house. What is the height of the side of the house? Round off answer to the nearest tenth if necessary Click here to see answer by nyc_function(2733)

 Question 277747: If the length of two sides of a right triangle are 8 cm and 15 cm, the length of the third side can be x cm or y cm. Rounded to the nearest tenth centimeter, the sum x + y equals A.24 B. 25.4 C29.7 D.30 E.35.7 Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)
 Question 277747: If the length of two sides of a right triangle are 8 cm and 15 cm, the length of the third side can be x cm or y cm. Rounded to the nearest tenth centimeter, the sum x + y equals A.24 B. 25.4 C29.7 D.30 E.35.7 Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15647)

 Question 278597: What is the square root of 96104 simplified? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16877)

 Question 279050: Ok, there is a problem in my worksheet that gives me the following information: Perimeter of the Rectangle: 68cm Area of the Rectangle: 144sq. cm and its asking for the length of the diagonal, how do i solve this? it does not give any dimensions (Width, Height) If you can help me, id love it. Thank You Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)
 Question 279050: Ok, there is a problem in my worksheet that gives me the following information: Perimeter of the Rectangle: 68cm Area of the Rectangle: 144sq. cm and its asking for the length of the diagonal, how do i solve this? it does not give any dimensions (Width, Height) If you can help me, id love it. Thank You Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15647)

 Question 276240: Find the missing measure of each right triangle. Round to the nearest tenth if necessary. Base is 7m, side that's not right angle is 20m. Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 279554: Using Pythagorean Theorem, calculate the measure of b, if a = 4 cm. and c = 8 cm. In this case c is the hypotenuse of the right angle triangle. Click here to see answer by anantha(86)

 Question 279645: A metal strip is shaped into a right triangle with legs of x and x + 2 and hypotenuse of x + 4. Find the length of the metal strip. (A) 6 (B) 10 (C) 12 (D) 18 (E) 24 Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 279652: A wire is stretched from the ground to the top of an antenna tower. The wire is 20 ft long. The height of the tower is 4ft greater than the distance from the towers base to the bottom of the wire. Find the distance and the height of the tower. Please assist!!!! Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 280078: A right triangle with integer side lengths a, b and c satisfies a < b < c and a + c = 49. What is the area of the right triangle? (A) 105 (B) 140 (C) 175 (D) 210 (E) 245 Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 280162: If the side opposite a 30ô angle in a right triangle is 12.5 meters, how long is the hypotenuse? (Round the answer to the nearest tenth.) Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 281169: how do you solve a problem on a right angled triangle if you know the side of the hypotenuse but you need to know the two other sides ? for example ; hypotenuse = 9cm horizontal side = x vertical side = x+2 Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 281321: A rectangular garden is 8 feet wide and 15 feet long. A diagonal path cuts through the entire garden. How long is the path? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 281536: The sides of a right triangle are x, x+17, and x+18 units long. what is the length of the hypotenuse Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)
 Question 281536: The sides of a right triangle are x, x+17, and x+18 units long. what is the length of the hypotenuse Click here to see answer by JBarnum(2044)

 Question 282193: find the length of the unkown leg. round to the nearest tenth if necessary 46ft 50 ft b Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 282720: A lifeguard's pole must be able to reach every part of the kiddie pool while he remains seated in the lifeguard stand, 4' above the pool. The pool is 12' wide and 20' long. Find the length that the pole must be in order to reach the bottom depth of the pool (3') at the furthest point from the lifeguard stand. Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 282819: Finding the missing length of the right triangle of the formula a=48 and b=20 I understand you 48 to the second power and 20 to the second power, but not sure how the caulations was done to get c= 2304 + 400 so do you multiple, or what? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 283634: Here's the problem I need help with: We have a wooden box that measures 4 ft by 3 ft by 2 ft. What is the longest straight pole that you can have inside the box? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 284485: what is the equation? use Pythagorean theorem to find the length of the hypotenuse of a right triangle with the leg lengths of 15 and 20 units. Click here to see answer by nyc_function(2733)

 Question 284620: how can the formula of Pythagorean theorem help me solve this problem? a^2+b^2=c^2 8^2+b^2=10^2 Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 285080: i the circle, AB is parallel to CD and AB is a diameter. If AB=20 and CD= 2 root 51, how far apart are AB and CD Click here to see answer by toidayma(44)

 Question 285194: I've done this without the degrees. How do I arrange this and do the steps, on a calculator and on my own? What is the length of the hypotenuse if angle A is 26.9 degrees and the side opposite A has length 7.7? Thanks for your time! Nathalie Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)
 Question 285194: I've done this without the degrees. How do I arrange this and do the steps, on a calculator and on my own? What is the length of the hypotenuse if angle A is 26.9 degrees and the side opposite A has length 7.7? Thanks for your time! Nathalie Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 286640: I'm making a book about the Pythagorean Theorem in my geometry class and one of the requirements is to find out why a squared + b squared= c squared is incorrect. I've done research on the theorem and still can't figure out why this is true. Can you please help me? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 287260: hello can you help me with a step by step approach with the aid of a diagram for the following question. Question A ship sail 12 km due north of a port and then sails 14 km due east. (a) How far is the ship from the port? (b) How much farther east will it have sailed when it is 30 km from the port? Thank you Click here to see answer by stanbon(57290)

 Question 287277: How long is a guy wire if it reaches from the top of a 15 foot pole to a point on the ground 10 feet from the pole? Could you please explain how to solve this problem? Thank you. Cynthia Click here to see answer by Stitch(352)

 Question 287351: the perimeter of a square is 20 centimeter. Find the length of a diagonal. Round answer to the nearest tenth. Click here to see answer by texttutoring(324)
 Question 287351: the perimeter of a square is 20 centimeter. Find the length of a diagonal. Round answer to the nearest tenth. Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 287472: The sides of a right triangle measure 8cm,11cm,and 14cm.Determine if this triangle is a right triangle using the pythagorean theorem. Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)