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    Pythagorean Theorem and Converse

    Can Someone Explain how to slove these problems for me

    1. Find the perimeter of a rhombus with diagonals of length 48 and 14
    2. One leg of a right triangle is twice the length of the other. How many times as long as the smaller leg is the hypotenuse?
    3. Find the length of the leg of a right triangle if one leg has length 12/7 and the hypotenuse has length of 15/7
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    Quote Originally Posted by DoubleRainbow View Post
    1. Find the perimeter of a rhombus with diagonals of length 48 and 14
    2. One leg of a right triangle is twice the length of the other. How many times as long as the smaller leg is the hypotenuse?
    3. Find the length of the leg of a right triangle if one leg has length 12/7 and the hypotenuse has length of 15/7
    Hello and welcome to MathHelpForum.
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    PLease either post some of your own work on this problem or explain what you do not understand about the question.
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    Ok soorry Can you explain to me how to do theese three porblems I really dont understand them
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    Quote Originally Posted by DoubleRainbow View Post
    Ok soorry Can you explain to me how to do theese three porblems I really dont understand them
    Draw a rhombus with the diagonals. What do you see?

    Draw a right triangle and label per the question.

    Draw triangle, label appropriate, and a^2+b^2=c^2
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