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 Question 559373: the hypotenuse of an isosceles right triangle has a length of 6. the perimeter of the triangle is? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 559431: A triangle has side lengths measuring 4 and 5. The measurement of the smallest side is missing. Ted says one possibility for the unknown side length is 3. Do you agree with Ted? Explain why or why not. Click here to see answer by bucky(2189)

 Question 559610: How do I classify the type of triangle when given the numbers 4,6 and radical 8? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31538)

 Question 559749: two sides of an isosceles triangle are 8 and 16. what is the third side? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31538)
 Question 559749: two sides of an isosceles triangle are 8 and 16. what is the third side? Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 559696: How do you find all three altitudes of a triangle? Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 559893: if a triangle has angles of 86 degrees, 25 degreres, and 69 degrees, what kind of triangle is it? Click here to see answer by KMST(1936)

 Question 559960: The Length of one side of a square is 13.5 centermeters. Find the length of a diagonal of the square. Click here to see answer by TutorDelphia(193)

 Question 560182: an isosceles triangle has two 50 degree angle. what is the measure of the third angle? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57984)

 Question 560176: Why does acute angles in an isosceles right triangle always measure 45 degrees? Click here to see answer by AnlytcPhil(1278)

 Question 560275: can 7, 8, 18 be a measurment of a triangle in goematry? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57984)

 Question 560342: Find the remaining sides of a 45° — 45° — 90° triangle if the shorter sides are each 7/8. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57984)

 Question 560376: Find X° in the isosceles triangle. There is x° and x° and then 64° How do I solve this to find what x equals to get to 180°? Click here to see answer by subudear(55)

 Question 560659: The base of a triangle is 6 meters and its area is 84 meters squared. The base of a similar triangle is 18 meters. What is the area of the larger triangle? Click here to see answer by subudear(55)

 Question 560689: V = 49°, W = 56°, X = 65° If VWX is a triangle, which side of the triangle is the shortest? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28717)

 Question 560778: I'm given a triangle to solve using trigonometry basics in my honors geometry class, in my text book I have the length of the hypotenuse of a right triangle(4.5) and I have solved for all the angles(90 degrees by 26 degrees by 64 degrees) I do not know what trig function to use to find the missing 2 legs. I have more problems set up this way and would like to know how to solve this type of problem and not just the answer. THANKS! Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 560807: I don't quite understand how to get the orthocenter/circumcenter of a triangle when I am given three points. What are the formulas needed for each of these. Thanks! Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 560765: I have a triangle. I know side A, and angle B. I'm looking for both angle A and side C. It is NOT a right triangle. Will probably include law of Cosines and/or Sines. Thanks. Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 561204: What is sin(x) if the sides of an isosceles triangle (not right) are sin(x), cos(x), tan(x)? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31538)

 Question 561323: I have a series of problems where i only have the measurements of side C in a right triangle (45, 45, 90 degree triangle) and i have no clue how to find sides a and b?? Let's say side C is 43, how would i find sides A and B? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28717)
 Question 561323: I have a series of problems where i only have the measurements of side C in a right triangle (45, 45, 90 degree triangle) and i have no clue how to find sides a and b?? Let's say side C is 43, how would i find sides A and B? Click here to see answer by fcabanski(889)

 Question 561578: If a second side length is three times as long as the first side, what is the range of possible values for the third side lenght? Click here to see answer by solver91311(17077)
 Question 561578: If a second side length is three times as long as the first side, what is the range of possible values for the third side lenght? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57984)

 Question 561692: find the area of a triangle with a base of 12 meters and an altitude of 14 meters. useing the pi constant 3.14 Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 562160: Two sides of a triangle have sides 11 and 16. The length of the third side must be greater than _ and less than _. a. 5,27 b. 11,16 c. 4,28 d.10,17 Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 561907: Suppose we want the measure in degrees of the smallest angle in a 5-12-13 right triangle. The units in the figure aren't the right size to make a picture easy to interpret. Figure out a way to use similar triangles in the figure so you can view this angle in a triangle that fits in the figure's viewing area. Give the number of degrees correct to the nearest tenth of a degree. Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 562476: what would be the range of a measure for a third side of a triangle with measures 11,11? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31538)

 Question 562459: have an equilateral triangle with sides of 13 in. How do I find the area? I know formula is A=1/2bh. Base is 13 but what is height? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8999)

 Question 562529: explain why you only need to know the measure of two angles of a triangle in order to classify it by its angles Click here to see answer by solver91311(17077)

 Question 562536: The altitude of an equilateral triangle is 12 cm.find the perimeter of the triangle Click here to see answer by solver91311(17077)

 Question 562537: Find the measuring angle and side measures of triangle abc, given angle a equals 20 degrees, angle c equals 90 degrees, and CB=20 Click here to see answer by issacodegard(60)

 Question 563337: I need help dolving an equation? a=3,c=3, B=64 degrees Click here to see answer by stanbon(57984)

 Question 563460: How do i find the base of a triangle when im given the hieght of 13 and the area of 69? Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 563551: The base of an isoceles traingle is 12 cm and its perimeter is 32 cm.find the area. Click here to see answer by dev41(1)

 Question 563775: Please help me solve these problem. Ignoring air resistance, the distance d in feet that an object falls in t seconds is given by the formula d=1/2gt^2, where g is approximately 32 ft.per second sq. this formula can also be express as d=16t^2. a. A plant falls from a window ledge 144 feet high. How long does it takes to hit the street below? b. A piece of concrete falls from a bridge 400 feet high,how long does it takes to hit the water below? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57984)

 Question 564079: I'm given a right triangle, i know the three side lengths and need to find the degree of the other two angles. How would i find the degree of those two angles using sin, cos, and tan? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57984)
 Question 564079: I'm given a right triangle, i know the three side lengths and need to find the degree of the other two angles. How would i find the degree of those two angles using sin, cos, and tan? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 564057: how do you find the height of a triangle when it only gives you the length of one side? Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 564093: i know how to use sin, cos, and tan. i know that sin is opp. over hyp., that cos is adj. over hyp., and that tan is opp. over adj. Im given a right triangle and i know all three of the side lengths. How would i use these functions to find the missing angles. I am using a TI-84 calculator and feel like i am getting the wrong answer still. Can you give me an example of how i would use the functions to find the missing angles? Or step by step procedures. Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 564292: a triangle has an area of 28 inches the base is 6 inches less than the twice the height was the answer Click here to see answer by ad_alta(240)

 Question 564347: The ratio of the measures of three angles is 4:5:6. Find the measure of each angle of the triangle? Click here to see answer by ad_alta(240)

 Question 564346: Given a length of 1, construct a triangle with a perimeter of 3 plus the square root of 5. Explain the steps in your construction. Click here to see answer by ad_alta(240)

 Question 564374: Farmer Fred had a square field with sides of 525 feet. He wants to build a fence down one diagnal of the field to separate it into two equal parts. How many feet of fencing will he need to purchase? Show two methods to find the solution. Click here to see answer by ad_alta(240)

 Question 564375: In triangle XYZ, two angles add to be 100 degrees. What is the measure of the third angle? Click here to see answer by ad_alta(240)

 Question 564592: if the measure of the acute angles of a right triangle are 2x degrees and 4x degrees, find the measure of the large acute angle Click here to see answer by ad_alta(240)

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