Posted by **mikemike** on Monday, April 26, 2010 at 1:00pm.

The hypotenuse of a 30- 60- 90 triangle has length 17. What is the length of the side opposite the 60 angle?

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**bobpursley**, Monday, April 26, 2010 at 1:23pm
draw the unit triangle:

hyp2, opposite 1, adjacent sqrt3

Memorize that triangle, so you can immediatly know that

x/sqrt3=17/2

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