Saturday

September 20, 2014

September 20, 2014

Posted by **liz** on Saturday, July 14, 2007 at 3:23pm.

Is this a right triangle? Is the base or leg equal to a side length? Somehow, you have to relate the dimensions of the triangle to the square side. My suspicion is that it is a right triangle, and the height of the triangle is equal to a side of the square.

yes the base and the leg is to the side length. the height of the triangle is equal to the side of the square but no height is given so that is whyu i am confused on how to find the area of the square

Wouldn't the pythogrean theorm tell you the height?

hypotenuse^2= leg2^2 + leg1^2

solve for the unknown leg, which will be height.

**Answer this Question**

**Related Questions**

math - a square has an area of 169 square centimeters. find the area of the ...

Geometery - How do I solve this? On my assignment it says find the area inside ...

math help - "Three cards are randomly selected from a standard 52-card deck. ...

Math word problem - A small circular pool is enclosed in a square. Find the area...

Math - Howto use perfect square inside of a imperfect square when finding the ...

Geometry - When finding the surface area of a composite figure, which in this ...

pre calc - A square is drawn inside a square. Find the area of the square as a ...

Geometry - A small circular pool is enclosed in a square. Find the area inside ...

pre calc need help - A square is drawn inside a square. Find the area of the ...

math - find the area of the shaded region in the figure assuming the ...