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    Right Triangle Proof

    Prove that in a right triangle with a 30 degree angle, the side opposite that angle is half as long as the hypotenuse.

    Without using trigonometry, express the length of the legs of a 30-60-90 degree triangle in terms of the length of the hypotenuse c.
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    Try drawing an equilateral triangle, then drawing a perpendicular bisector.
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