In a right triangle, the medians to the legs are sqrt 15 and sqrt 20 long. How long is the hypotenuse?
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$\displaystyle a^2 + b^2 = c^2$ $\displaystyle \left(\frac{a}{2}\right)^2 + b^2 = 20$ $\displaystyle \left(\frac{b}{2}\right)^2 + a^2 = 15$ solve for $\displaystyle c$
Originally Posted by skeeter $\displaystyle a^2 + b^2 = c^2$ $\displaystyle \left(\frac{a}{2}\right)^2 + b^2 = 20$ $\displaystyle \left(\frac{b}{2}\right)^2 + a^2 = 15$ solve for $\displaystyle c$ 2 sqrt 7 is this correct sir?
Hello, rcs! You are right! . . . Good work!
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