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Given right triangle ABC with altitude BD drawn to hypotenuse AC. If AB = 8 and AD = 4, what is the length of AC?

 

 Sep 11, 2020
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This is toooooooooooo easy

 

1/   angle ABD = arcsin(4 / 8)

 

2/   BD = sqrt( 82 - 42)

 

3/    CD = BD / sin(ABD)

 

4/   AC = CD + 4

 Sep 11, 2020

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