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Posted by **Jenny** on Tuesday, October 13, 2009 at 1:12pm.

To find the length of the shorter leg of a 30°– 60°– 90° triangle, multiply the length of the longer leg by _______.

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**MathMate**, Tuesday, October 13, 2009 at 7:36pmThe lengths opposite the 30-60-90 angles are in the proportion of 1:√3:2.

So the ratio of the longer leg:shorter leg is √3 : 1.

The other part is the reciprocal of the same ratio.

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