Sunday
March 29, 2015

Homework Help: Algebra

Posted by Angel on Sunday, August 7, 2011 at 3:25pm.

A solar collector and its stand are in the shape of a right triangle. The collector is 5.00 m long, the upright leg is 2.00 m long, and the base leg is 4.58 m long. Because of inefficiencies in the collector’s position, it needs to be lowered by 0.50 m on the upright leg. How long will the new base leg be? Round to the nearest tenth.

Answer this Question

First Name:
School Subject:
Answer:

Related Questions

Algebra - A lot is in the shape of a right triangle. The shorter leg measures 90...
Algebra - The hypotenuse of a right triangle is 5cm long. One leg is 3cm longer ...
Math - A toy manufacturer needs a piece of plastic in the shape of a right ...
geometry - The hypotenuse of a right triangle is 25 cm long. One leg of the same...
algebra - the larger leg of a right triangle is 7ft longer than its samller leg...
math,help - can someone please just set the equation for me to solve this ...
Math - A room is in the shape of a right triangle. The hypotenuse is 8 meters ...
physics - This refers to passive solar collector, where solar radiation is used...
physics - This refers to passive solar collector, where solar radiation is used ...
physics - This refers to passive solar collector, where solar radiation is used ...

Members