Suppose that there is a right triangle ABC such that the legs AB and AC have lengths 4sqrt2 and 2 respectively. What is the length of the median BM?

bbelt711 Aug 1, 2017

#1**+3 **

We can use the Pythagorean Theorem, here

BM = sqt [ (4sqrt(2) ^2 + 1^2 ] = sqrt ( 32 + 1 ) = sqrt (33) ≈ 5.74

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CPhill Aug 1, 2017

#3**+4 **

I use the same math thing as the user who posted this, and I came here to check my answer, and i put in sqrt33.

it was the wrong answer

I thought it was sqrt(32+1)

just like CPhill...

tommarvoloriddle Jul 29, 2019