Posted by **Mely** on Saturday, July 31, 2010 at 9:51pm.

A rectangle is to be inscribed in a right triangle having sides of length 36 in, 48 in, and 60 in. Find the dimensions of the rectangle with greatest area assuming the rectangle is positioned as in the accompanying figure.

right triangle: hypotenuse- 60in

base-36in

height-48in

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**mama mia**, Thursday, September 30, 2010 at 6:35pm
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