19 Answered Questions for the topic Hypotenuse

05/16/19

Plz plz plz help I'm confused

Two right triangles are similar. The base of the larger triangle is 4 times the size of the base of the smaller triangle. The height of the larger triangle is 16cm. The area of the smaller triangle... more

05/15/18

Math Help!!!! How do I find the height of a triangle using the pythagorean theorem???

The triangle gives the base and the hypotenuse, how do i find the height using a^2 + b^2 + c^2?????

11/27/17

the hypotenuse is three times the length of one leg and the other is 2 square root of 6. Find the length of the unknown leg and the hypotenuse

the hypotenuse is 3 Times the length of one leg, the other leg is 2 square root of 6, and the other leg is unknown. Find the length of the unknown leg and the hypotenuse 

11/12/17

The hypotenuse of a right triangle is 8cm long. The sum of the lengths of the legs is 10cm

The hypotenuse of a right triangle is 8cm long. The sum of the lengths of the legs is 10cm. If one of the legs is x cm long, write an equation to represent the relationship between the hypotenuse... more

10/19/17

find the lengths of the legs

for a right triangle with a hypotenuse 8 meters and one leg is 2 letter less than the other leg. find the lengths of the legs 

01/06/17

Find the length of the hypotenuse

In a 60° - 30° right triangle, the length of the side opposite the 30° angle is 96.5 meters. Find the length of the hypotenuse 

12/12/16

as greg swam across a 80 meter river the current carried him 30 meters down stream. how far did he swim

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04/18/16

hypotenuse question

a lot has the shape of a right triangle. the difference between the two sides is 2 meters. the hypotenuse is 6 meters less than twice the length of the longer side. find the length of the shorter side more

03/26/16

hypotenuse question

A right triangle has leg lengths of 18 and 24 and a hypotenuse of 15n. What's the value of n?

03/14/16

Equilateral triangle side lengths

There is a large right isosceles triangle with a hypotenuse length of 24. Inside the triangle is an equilateral triangle with a vertex on the midpoint of the hypotenuse. If the length of each side... more

03/01/16

What length must one side of square R be to verify that the triangle is a right triangle?

A triangle is formed by arranging squares R, S, and T. The area of square S is 36 square units. The side length of square T is 10 units. What length must one side of square R be to verify that the... more

06/14/15

Find and simplify an expression for the perimeter of the right triangle

A right triangle has the hypotenuse of (9x+y-2), an adjacent side of (2x^2+5x-y), and an opposite side of (3y+x^2)

12/15/14

The length of the longer leg of a right triangle is 16ft more than four times the length of the shorter leg.

The length of the longer leg of a right triangle is 16ft more than four times the length of the shorter leg. The length of the hypotenuse is 17ft more than four times the length of the shorter leg.... more

12/15/14

The hypotenuse of a right triangle is 10inches long. The shorter leg is 2inches shorter than the longer leg. Find the side lengths of the triangle.

The hypotenuse of a right triangle is 10inches long. The shorter leg is 2inches shorter than the longer leg. Find the side lengths of the triangle.   shortest leg longer leg hypotenuse

12/04/14

The longer leg of a right triangle is 1m longer than the shorter leg. T

The longer leg of a right triangle is 1m longer than the shorter leg. The hypotenuse is 9m longer than the shorter leg. Find the side lengths of the triangle.

10/22/14

find hypoteneuse when both legs =x

have a right triangle (isosceles)  problem that lists both shorter legs as "X" and asks to find the length of the hypotenuse.  

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