Philip P. answered • 10/25/18

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Since angle A is 30^{o} and angle B is 90^{o}, we have a 30-60-90 right triangle.

- The side opposite the 30
^{o}angle (BC) is a - The hypotenuse (AC) is 2a
- the other side (AB) is a*sqrt(3)

We are given that AC = 2a = 8*sqrt(17). So what is a = BC = ___?