# SOLUTION: If they hypotenuse of a 30-60-90 degree triangle has a lenght of x, then (a) the shorter leg has length? and (b) the longer leg has length ?

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 Question 283371: If they hypotenuse of a 30-60-90 degree triangle has a lenght of x, then (a) the shorter leg has length? and (b) the longer leg has length ?Answer by richwmiller(9143)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!a 30-60-90 degree triangle has special known proportions the shorter leg will be x/2 if the hypotenuse is x and the longer leg will be sqrt(3)*x/2 the hypotenuse is twice the shorter leg. and the longer leg is sqrt(3) times the shorter leg