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The hypotenuse of a right triangle measures $6\sqrt{2}$ inches and one angle is $45^{\circ}$. What is the number of square inches in the area of the triangle? 

 Jul 15, 2020
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Oh! Got it!!

If one acute angle of a right triangle is, then the other is, so the triangle is a 45-45-90 triangle. The hypotenuse is times the length of each leg, so each leg has 6. Therefore, the area of the triangle is.

 Jul 15, 2020
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Nice one! I think you're right :D

 Jul 15, 2020

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