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Find the missing length indicated.

 

 Jul 11, 2020
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100 - 36 = 64 - The larger segment of hypotenuse

 

Sqrt(64 * 36) = 48 - which is the altitude (The red dotted line).

 

In the smaller  right triangle to the RHS, will use Pythagoras's Theorem to solve for x.

 

x^2 =36^2  +  48^2

x^2 = 3600   Take the square root of both sides

x = 60

 Jul 11, 2020

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