11th grade
posted by Ryan on .
Andrew claims that a wooden bookend in the shape of a 45° 45° 90° right triangle has side lengths of 5 in., 5 in., and 8 in. Is he correct? If so, show the work and if not, show why not.

See my answer below.
posted by Ryan on .
Andrew claims that a wooden bookend in the shape of a 45° 45° 90° right triangle has side lengths of 5 in., 5 in., and 8 in. Is he correct? If so, show the work and if not, show why not.
See my answer below.