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 Question 348767: Is a triangle with side lengths 30, 40, and 50 a right triangle? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 348824: A triangle has a base of 4 yards and a height of 12 yards. Sketch the triangle and find it's area. Click here to see answer by nyc_function(2733)

 Question 348986: This is an isosceles triangle. AC and AB are both equal to 6 inches, and angle CAB is greater than or equal to 60 degrees. The edge lengths of the triangle must all be integers. What is the perimeter of the triangle? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 349259: __ in triangle ABC, CD is both the median and the altitude if AB= 5x+3, AC=2x+8 and BC = 3x+5 what is the perimeter of triangle ABC? how do u solve it Click here to see answer by jsmallt9(3296)

 Question 349752: In the figure in the link below angle CDB is a straight angle. If the measure of angle ADC= 2x-24 , measure of ADE is x+74, and measure of ADB is 9x-148, what is the measure of CDE? please help i dont understand how to solve it http://s231.photobucket.com/albums/ee131/babydolla101/?action=view¤t=angle.png Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28715)

 Question 350106: The measure of exterior angle of an isosceles triangle is x degrees . what are the possible angle measures of the triangle in terms of x ? describe all the possible values of x Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 350265: A triangle has height 4 ft and area 32 ft squared. What is the length? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 350293: It has been 22 years since my last math class, now i am in college math 1. I am as lost as a First grader in a calculus class. Factor 4xsqaured -8x completely Can i get some help please, I am soo lost Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 350337: Find the measures of the three angles of a triangle if the measure of the second angle is 10 degrees greater than the first angle and the measure of the third angle is 30 degrees less than twice the measure of the first angle. Use the equation with a variable properly defined. Click here to see answer by nyc_function(2733)

 Question 350345: hi if a straight angle measures 180 degrees solve for x. if the two equations are 6x+2 and 2x+3 how would u solve for x? Click here to see answer by nyc_function(2733)

 Question 350624: The measure of the largest angle of a triangle is 90 degrees more than the measure of the smallest angle, and the measure of the remaining angle is 30 degrees more than the measure of the smallest angle. Find the degree measure of each angle. Thank you for your time and help. Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 350753: The Perimeter of a triangle is 57 centimeters. The longest side is 3 centimeters less than the sum of the other two sides. Twice the shortest side is 17 centimeters less than the longest side. Find the lengths of each side of the triangle Click here to see answer by stanbon(57967)

 Question 350938: A right triangle has a hypoteneuse 11cm long. If the perimeter of the traingle is 25cm, find the lengths of the two other sides. Click here to see answer by dabanfield@earthlink.net(8)

 Question 351197: find the length to the nearest tenth of the unknown leg of a right triangle with a hypotenuse of 16 inches and one leg measuring 9 inches? Click here to see answer by rfer(12730)

 Question 351981: The measure of the vertex angle of an isosceles triangle is 100°. Find the measure of each base angle. Click here to see answer by jrfrunner(365)

 Question 352101: Triangle ACD is an isosceles triangle, and segment AC has a slope of 2/3. What is the length in feet of segment AD? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31528)

 Question 352573: The angle of an irregular polygon is 1260 degrees. how many sides has it? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57967)

 Question 352594: about how long are the legs of an isosceles right triangle with a hypotenuse that is 10 units long Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)
 Question 352594: about how long are the legs of an isosceles right triangle with a hypotenuse that is 10 units long Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 352592: about how long are the legs of an isosceles right triangle with a hypotenuse that is 10 units long Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 352526: What is the different types of triangles you get? What do you call them eg 45 degrees, 90 degree Triangles etc svanwyk2wesbank.co.za Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31528)

 Question 352604: How many different triangles can be constructed with toothpicks by connecting the toothpicks only at their ends if each triangle can contain at most five toothpicks per side? I believe the answer is 22, I'm just not sure how I quite got that answer Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8999)

 Question 353074: Find the measure of the third angle of a right triangle if the smallest angle is 25 degrees? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 353345: the two shortest sides of a right triangle are 10in and 24in long. what is the length of the shortest side of a similar right triangle whose two longest sides are 36in and 39in. Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 353577: the measure of one acute angle of a right triangle is 30 degrees more than twice the measure of the other acute angle Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 353576: Triangle ABC is similar to triangle DEF if AC = 10.5 , AB = 6.5 and DE = 8, find DF ? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 353559: If a, b and c are the sides of a triangle, and a^2 + b^2 + c^2 = bc + ca + ab, then the triangle is a. equilateral b. isosceles c. right-angled d. obtuse-angled Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)
 Question 353559: If a, b and c are the sides of a triangle, and a^2 + b^2 + c^2 = bc + ca + ab, then the triangle is a. equilateral b. isosceles c. right-angled d. obtuse-angled Click here to see answer by sofiyac(695)

 Question 353096: In a triangle with sides of length 5, 8, and 2x + 9, find the restrictions on the value of x. (A) –2 < x < 4.5 (B) –3 < x < 2 (C) 0 < x < 2 (D) –4.5 < x < 7 (E) –13 < x < 14 Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 353573: The perimeter of one triangle is 24 centimeters ,and the perimeter of a second triangle is 36 centimeters . if the length of one side of the smaller triangle is 6, find possible lengths of the other sides of the triangles so that they are similar Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 353866: What is the length of side"a" in a right triangle if side "b"= 4 and side "c"= 5? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31528)

 Question 354008: list the angles of triangle GHI in order from least to greatest measure if side GI is 7, side GH is 8, and side IH is 9.6 Click here to see answer by stanbon(57967)

 Question 354005: if the lengths of 2 sides of a triangle are 24 inches and 29 inches, then the third side must have a length between what 2 measures? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57967)

 Question 354009: determine whether the 3 points given could be the vertices of a triangle.show why or why not. s(6,5) p(-8,3) r(12,-1) Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 354106: An isosceles triangle has a base 10 units long.if the congruent sides have whole numbers,what is the least possible lengths of the sides ? A 5 B 6 C 17 D 21 Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 354240: How would you find the length of each leg of a right triangle if the legs are expressed as: x and another leg as: x+1. The hypotenuse is 6. Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 354477: Please help! My house is 10 miles from the airport. A plane took off from the airport and when it was directly over my house it had traveled 12 miles. How many miles high is the airplane when it is directly over my house? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)
 Question 354477: Please help! My house is 10 miles from the airport. A plane took off from the airport and when it was directly over my house it had traveled 12 miles. How many miles high is the airplane when it is directly over my house? Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 354524: A triangle side of lengths of 3 inches, 6 inches, and 8 inches. A similar triangle is 24 inches on one side. Find the maximum perimeter, in inches of the second triangle Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 354658: if a triangular figure is in the shape of an isosceles right triangle, what is the measure of each base triangle? Click here to see answer by vleith(2825)
 Question 354658: if a triangular figure is in the shape of an isosceles right triangle, what is the measure of each base triangle? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57967)

 Question 354817: The side of a square has a length of 15 feet. Find the length of its diagonal. Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28715)

 Question 354886: how to write...the base of the triangle is 2 feet longer than triple the length of the altitude Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 354923: the hypotenuse of an isosceles right triangle if one of the sides of the right angle measures 12cm Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 354917: A ladder is leaning against the top of a 7.0 foot wall If the bottom of the ladder is 4.5 feet from the wall what is the angle between the ladder and the wall? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

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