In right triangle RST, TU is the altitude drawn to hypotenuse RS. If RU = 6 and ST =

**In right triangle RST, TU is the altitude drawn to hypotenuse RS. If RU = 6 and ST = 4 then what is US?**

a). 2 or 8

b). 8

c). 2

d). 4

e). 2.7

I think it's b). 8 but I'm uncertain.

Re: In right triangle RST, TU is the altitude drawn to hypotenuse RS. If RU = 6 and S

Hey moriparty.

I'm unfamiliar with what "altitude drawn" means: can you enlighten me?

Re: In right triangle RST, TU is the altitude drawn to hypotenuse RS. If RU = 6 and S

Let me rephrase:

**In right triangle RST, TU is the altitude to hypotenuse RS. If RU = 6 and ST = 4 then what is US?**

Re: In right triangle RST, TU is the altitude drawn to hypotenuse RS. If RU = 6 and S

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**chiro** Hey moriparty.

I'm unfamiliar with what "altitude drawn" means: can you enlighten me?

He/she means a perpendicular line segment from the vertex of the right angle to the hypotenuse.

Re: In right triangle RST, TU is the altitude drawn to hypotenuse RS. If RU = 6 and S

can you enlighten me?

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