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  1. #1
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    Apr 2009

    Pythagoras Worded Problem Help

    I have this question, but I do not understand the wording of it.
    For part a, I have used pythagoras to find y


    Therefore y = 467mm

    Can someone help me with part b?

    Nevermind, I worked it out by picturing the bigger right-angled triangles.
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    Last edited by user_5; December 1st 2009 at 03:56 AM.
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  2. #2
    Dec 2009
    this my way you rea]d and finish by youself.
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