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What is the value of x in the diagram?

 Aug 11, 2018
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The altitude of the triangle = 8 * √3/2 = 4√3  = √48

 

The triangle on the right is a 45-45-90 right triangle

Both  legs  = the altitude

The hypotenuse, x  =  √  [ (√48)^2 + (√48)^2 ]   = √ [48 + 48 ] = √96  = √ [16 * 6 ] = 4√6

 

 

cool cool cool

 Aug 11, 2018

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