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Given right triangle ABCABC with altitude \overline{BD}BD drawn to hypotenuse \overline{AC}AC. If AD=4AD=4 and BD=2,BD=2, what is the length of \overline{DC}?DC?

 Mar 21, 2022
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Given right triangle(ABC) with right angle(ABC) and altitude(BD).

 

Since AD = 4  and  BD = 2,  use the formula:  AD/BD  =  BD/DC

--->     4/2  =  2/DC

 

and finish.

 Mar 22, 2022

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