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 Question 548260: is it possible to have a triangles with sides of 3,4 and 5 inches long Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9661)

 Question 548354: what is the measure of the vertex angle of an isosceles triangle if one isosceles triangle if one of its base angles measures 70 degrees and its congruent sides each measure 15 cm? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30983)

 Question 548364: If a right angle triangle has a perpendicular of 50 cm and a top angle of 45 degrees to the Hyponeneuse, can I calculate the length of the other side (NOT the hypoteneuse)? What length would that be? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 548367: how to draw 57.5 degree angle without protector Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30983)

 Question 548410: how do you find the base of a triangle when you have the height and area?? the height is 15in. the area is 120in squared Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 548540: triangle PQR, with P=(3,6), Q=(4,1), R=(14,3), find the measure of the largest angle of the triangle PQR. Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8882)

 Question 548561: At a point on the ground 50 meters from the foot of a tree the measure of the angle of elevation of the top of the tree is 48 degrees. Find the height of the tree to the nearest meter. Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 548624: The hypotenuse of a right triangle is 12 inches and one of its legs is 7 inches What is the length of the other leg? Please help me. Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 548679: this was on my home work jason,kevin,and randy found themselves far apart when they stoped for lunch while working in a field.jason could see kevin,then turn through 75degrees and see randy.kevin could see randy,the turn 50 degrees and see jason.randy could see jason,then turn through 55 degree and see kevin.which two were farthest apart ? a: kevin and randy B: jason and kevin C:randy and jason D: kevin and randy were the same distance apart as randy and jason Click here to see answer by stanbon(57246)
 Question 548679: this was on my home work jason,kevin,and randy found themselves far apart when they stoped for lunch while working in a field.jason could see kevin,then turn through 75degrees and see randy.kevin could see randy,the turn 50 degrees and see jason.randy could see jason,then turn through 55 degree and see kevin.which two were farthest apart ? a: kevin and randy B: jason and kevin C:randy and jason D: kevin and randy were the same distance apart as randy and jason Click here to see answer by skarout(1)

 Question 548756: The altitudes of an acute triangle ____?____ intersect outside the triangle? A.Always B.Sometimes C.Never Click here to see answer by asuar010(324)

 Question 548754: The median to any side of an equilateral triangle is _____?_____ the angle bisector? A.Always B.Sometimes C.Never Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8882)

 Question 548921: If there's an isosceles triangle and the hypotenuse is 12, what are the lengths of the two sides? & How do you figure it out? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57246)

 Question 548959: Find each base angle of an isosceles triangle if the vertex angle is 46 Click here to see answer by stanbon(57246)

 Question 549020: is it possible to have a triangle with side lengths of 7,4 and 12 inches long? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 549022: is it possible to have a triangles with side lengths of 12,12, and 12 inches long? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 549040: What is the range of whole number measure of the third side of a triangle given the measure of 6 and 19 Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 549056: The length of the base of an isosceles triangle is 10 meters less than twice the length of one of its legs. If the perimeter of the triangle is 50 meters, find the length of the base of the triangle. Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6469)

 Question 549015: You are stationed at a radar base and you observe an unidentified airplane at an alititude of 6000 meters. The plane is flying towards the radar base at an angle of elevation of 30 degrees. After exactly one minute, the radar sweep reveals that the plane is now at an angle of elevation of 60 degrees and it is maintaining the same altitude. What is the speed of the plane in meters per second? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15638)

 Question 549170: angle ABC has vertices A(4,4), B(-1,4), and C(1,6). Find the orthocenter of angle ABC Click here to see answer by KMST(1868)

 Question 549199: which triplet can not be the lengths of the 3 sides of a triangle and why? a)22,16,13 b)9,9,11 C)6,7,9 D)22,8,12 Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 549011: An airplane is flying at an elevation of 12,000 feet before diving at an angle of depression of 45 degrees for 25 seconds. The plane is traveling at an average rate of 260 miles per hour during the dive. At what elevation does the plane end the dive? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15638)

 Question 549287: Find the value of x on a triangle Click here to see answer by mathie123(224)

 Question 549348: how do you find the area of a triangle when one side { not the base} is 15 and its 72 degrees? Click here to see answer by mathie123(224)

 Question 548738: I don't understand this problem please help. Which set of integers cannot be lengths of the sides of a triangle? 1) {3,4,5} 2) {3,4,4} 3){2,3,4} 4) {3,1,1} Click here to see answer by KMST(1868)

 Question 548801: Find to the nearest degree the measure of the angle of elevation of the sun when a student 170 centimeters tall casts a shadow 170 centimeters long. Explain it too please. Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 548798: From the top of a lighthouse 50 meters high, the angle of depression of a boat out at sea has a measure of 15 degrees. Find to the nearest meter the distance from the boat to the foot of the lighthouse which is at sea level. Explain too please Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 549451: If an isosceles right triangle has an area of 98cm. What would the length of the hypotenuse be? Click here to see answer by TutorDelphia(193)

 Question 549457: solve for x and find the missing dimension Triangle Area:155 square units height:10 units Base:3x +10 Click here to see answer by TutorDelphia(193)

 Question 549578: how do you find the sides of an isoscoles traingle with area of 10 Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 549483: if the angle of a triangle are in ratio 2:3:7 then the sides are in ratio of? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30983)

 Question 549683: the length of the longest side of a triangle is double that of the next longest side and 19cm greater than the shortest side. The perimeter is 41cm. What is the shortest side Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 549709: Triangle RST is isosceles with base RS. If RT = 5x-4, ST = 3x+4, and RS = 2x+9, find the lengths of the sides of the triangle. Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 549646: How do you find the perimiter simalrity ratio when alll your given is the area for both triangles? Click here to see answer by KMST(1868)

 Question 548650: in an isocles triangle, without any measurements, i have to find the each individual angle, what is a formula i could use? Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 549772: The hypotenuse of a 30-60-90 triangle measures 6 in. What is the length of the longer leg? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30983)

 Question 549837: is it possible to construct a triangle with side lengths of 11cm, 15cm, and 21cm? Click here to see answer by mathie123(224)