+0

# Help!

0
90
5

In right triangle EAD with right angle at A, AE = 4 units, AB = BC = CD and the area of triangle ABE = 6 sq units. What is the length of segment CE? Express your answer as a decimal to the nearest tenth.

Guest Nov 12, 2017
Sort:

#1
+346
+3

if the area of ABE = 6, AB is 6 * 2 = AB * 4

AB = 3

Because AB = BC, AC = 6

Using the pythagorean theorem, 4^2 + 6^2 = x^2

x = √52

supermanaccz  Nov 12, 2017
#2
0

what would it be simplified?

Guest Nov 12, 2017
#4
+1602
0

"Express your answer as a decimal to the nearest tenth."

$$\sqrt{52}=2\sqrt{13}\approx7.2\text{units}^2$$

TheXSquaredFactor  Nov 12, 2017
edited by TheXSquaredFactor  Nov 17, 2017
#3
+81027
+1

√52  = √  [ 4 * 13 ]  =  √ 4 *√ 13  =  2√13

CPhill  Nov 12, 2017
#5
+1

Thx, man.

Guest Nov 13, 2017

### 11 Online Users

We use cookies to personalise content and ads, to provide social media features and to analyse our traffic. We also share information about your use of our site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners.  See details