The hypotenuse of a right triangle is 11 m. Express the area, A, of the triangle as a function of the length x of one of the legs. I got as far setting it up in the Pythagorean theorem. Any help is really appreciated!!!!
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Originally Posted by Wlu2 The hypotenuse of a right triangle is 11 m. Express the area, A, of the triangle as a function of the length x of one of the legs. I got as far setting it up in the Pythagorean theorem. Any help is really appreciated!!!! one leg is hypotenuse is other leg is triangle area,
Originally Posted by skeeter one leg is hypotenuse is other leg is triangle area, so A = 1/2(x)( ) ?
Yes.
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