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 Question 330615: if the lengths of the sides of a triangle are 4 inches, 5 inches, and 6 inches, is the triangle a right triangle? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 330602: A 14 meter ladder is leaning against a building. The bottom of the ladder is 7 meters from the building. How high is the top of the ladder? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 331770: Two sides of a right triangle are 8 and 10. Which of the following could be the length of the third side? I. 6 II. 15 III. 2 square root (41) (A) I only (B) II only (C) I and II only (D) I and III only (E) I, II, and III Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 331839: The equation h=-16^2 +112t gives the height (h) of an arrow shot upward from the ground with an initial velocity of 112ft/s, where t represents the time after the arrow leaves the ground. Using that equation, find the height of the arrow after (a)2seconds (b)5 seconds Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 331894: the longer side of a rectangle is four times the length of the shorter side. if the diagonal is 17cm long, find the dimensions of the triangle Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 332131: If a square has a perimeter of 24 inches, how many inches long is its diagonal? Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 332127: the base of a 15ft ladder is 8 ft away from the wall. How far above the floor is the top of the ladder? Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 332683: my question for an assignment is - demonstrate and explain pythagoras theorem including 3 real life examples from your surroundings. i measured my phone and it is 9.5cm length, 5cm width and its hypotenuse is 10.5, now i need to show the working out. what is the working out to show this works? thanks :) Click here to see answer by rfer(12660)
 Question 332683: my question for an assignment is - demonstrate and explain pythagoras theorem including 3 real life examples from your surroundings. i measured my phone and it is 9.5cm length, 5cm width and its hypotenuse is 10.5, now i need to show the working out. what is the working out to show this works? thanks :) Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 333499: Two cars left an intersection at the same time. One traveled north. The other traveled 14 mi farther, but to the east. How far apart were they then, if the distance between them was 4 mi more than the distance traveled east? Math is not my greatest subject especially when it comes to a word problem like this. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57361)

 Question 333623: find the cost of carpeting the rectangular room with dimensions 6.5m x 4.5m; cost = 13.85/m^2 Click here to see answer by rfer(12660)

 Question 335355: how do you find the distance between each pair of points Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 335767: Find the hypotenuse of a right angle with sides: a=5 and b=3 Thank you Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 337428: I need help with graphing the line y=1/2x + 1. When I did it I got an answer of 0.5 = y. Am I correct? Click here to see answer by rfer(12660)

 Question 337891: In a right triangle, the length of one leg is two less than of the other leg. If the length of the hypotenuse is equal to the square root of 34, find the lengths of the two legs? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 338544: The length of a rectangle is 1 cm more than 5 times its width. If the area of the rectangle is 82 cm. find the dimensions of the rectangle to the nearest thousandth. Can you please help me find the formula for this problem? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 338556: The width of a rectangle is 4 cm less than its length. If the area of the rectangle is 87cm^2 what are the dimensions of the rectangle? Round to the nearest thousandth. I have figured out the answer as Length = 11.539 Width = 7.539 Just don't know the formula or how to solve, help would be greatly appreciated thank you. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 338695: if a right triangle is 7 units high and its base is 24 units long, what is the length of its hypotenuse using the Pythagorean Thereom? Click here to see answer by rfer(12660)

 Question 339037: If the perimeter of a right triangle is 60 and the sides are x, 2x + 4, and 3x – 4, what is the area of the triangle? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 339394: How do you use the Pythagorean Theorem to find the distance between the pair of points A(0,0), B(6,8) ? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8909)
 Question 339394: How do you use the Pythagorean Theorem to find the distance between the pair of points A(0,0), B(6,8) ? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57361)

 Question 339708: A cable 22 feet long runs from the top of a utility pole to a point on the ground 16 feet from the base of the pole. How tall is the utility pole? Click here to see answer by nyc_function(2733)

 Question 340830: If the area of a right triangle is 16, the length of the legs could be… (a) 8 and 2 (b) 12 and 4 (c) 10 and 6 (d) 20 and 12 (e) 32 and 1 Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 341496: if one leg of a right triangle is 14 meters shorter than the other leg, and the hypotenuse is 26 meters, find the length of the two legs.. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57361)

 Question 342131: can you help me solve this question? i dont get it it says: use the pythagorean theoreum to find the distance between each pair of points C(-10,2) D(-7,6) Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8909)

 Question 343468: Trying to help my daughter with her maths but it's been a long time! Pythagoras theory. Side 1 = x Side 2 = 15 Hypotenuse = x+5 Find x? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 344336: Find the coordinates of the missing endpoint given that B is the midpoint of ac.c(-7,-4)b (3,5) Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 344395: What is the Pythagorean theorem? How is it used? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 344802: how do i find the length of the diagonal of a computer screen that measures 28cm by 21 cm Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 345158: these numbers are on a right triangle. the hypotenuse is 2x+6 , the side is x , and the bottom is 2x+4 . i have to solve for x . Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 347704: Use the pythagorean Theorem to find the missing length when b=16 and c=20 Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 347864: A triangle has sides of lengths 3,5 and x . determine all possible values of x so that the triangle is a right angle ? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 348644: how do you arrive at the postive form of square root of 964.I know the answer is 2.241 squared. Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 350046: If a right triangle has two sides of length 44 units and 485 units what are the two possible lengths for the third side ? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 350235: A rectangular garden has a perimeter of 34. There is a diagonal line crossing to the other side with the length of 13. What is the length and width of the garden ? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 350273: The distance between Marge and the Dude ranch was 4 square root 34 miles straight across a rattlesnake infested canyon ( hypotenuse). She hiked due north for a longer time then due east for the shorter leg of the journey. If she averaged 4 mph and it took 8 hours to get to the ranch how far did she hike in the northerly direction ? Click here to see answer by nyc_function(2733)