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 Click here to see ALL problems on Geometry Word Problems Question 452464: please calculate/solve for a right (90°) triangle when the vertical leg is 4" and hypotenuse is at a 30 degree angle (330°). what is the length of the base in inches? what is the length of the hypotenuse in inches? IE. if the vert Leg 4" and the hypotenuse is at 45° than the horz. leg is 4" and the hypotenuse is 5.66" but this makes a different right triangle and this one is easy for me. I know I should have listened better 38 years ago! In the future how can I figure this myself? Thanks you in advance, Arye P Rubenstein aprarye@ameritech.netAnswer by Alan3354(30959)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!please calculate/solve for a right (90°) triangle when the vertical leg is 4" and hypotenuse is at a 30 degree angle (330°). what is the length of the base in inches? what is the length of the hypotenuse in inches? sin(30) = 1/2 --> sin(30) = 4/hyp = 1/2 hyp = 8 inch if I interpreted it right. -------------- IE. if the vert Leg 4" and the hypotenuse is at 45° than the horz. leg is 4" and the hypotenuse is 5.66" -------------------- Using the same method: sin(45) =~ 0.70711 hyp = 4/0.70711 =~ 5.66 -------------- but this makes a different right triangle and this one is easy for me. I know I should have listened better 38 years ago! In the future how can I figure this myself? ----------