Posted by **Mindy ** on Monday, November 7, 2011 at 10:52pm.

in a 30degree-60degree right triangle, the length of the side opposite the 60 degree angle is 8.3m. How long is the hypotenuse?.

- Math -
**Kong**, Tuesday, November 8, 2011 at 4:30am
ans: take square root[(8.3/tan60)^2 + 8.3^2] (Pyth.thm)

=9.58m

- Math -
**Steve**, Tuesday, November 8, 2011 at 11:29am
Or, recognize that the sides of a 30-60-90 triangle are in the ratio 1:√3:2

The long leg is 8.3, so the hypotenuse is 8.3*2/√3 = 9.58

## Answer This Question

## Related Questions

- Algebra 1 - A right triangle has a 40 degree angle. The hypotenuse is 10cm long...
- math problem - In DABC, what could the 7 shown in the ratio sin A = 7/9 ...
- math - In a 30 degree-60 degree right triangle, the opposite the 60 degree angle...
- Geometry - The hypotenuse of a right triangle is the side opposite the? a. 90 ...
- math - A right triangle has a hypotenuse of length 3.00 m, and one of its angles...
- geometry - What is the length of the side opposite to a 30 degree angle if it is...
- math - I have 14 questions and I was wondering if someone could check my answers...
- ALGEBRA - A right triangle’s hypotenuse is 20 cm long. What is the length of the...
- Math - If the hypotenuse of a right triangle is 13 and one of its legs is 5, ...
- math - One of the angles of a right triangle measures 30°, and the hypotenuse is...

More Related Questions