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Posted by **zack** on Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 8:45am.

I NEED A ANSWER ASAP! PLEASE

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**Reiny**, Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 9:23amshort side --- x

longer side ---- 4x

area = (1/2) base x height

(1/2)(x)(4x) = 18

2x^2 = 18

x^2 = 9

x = √9 = 3

short side = 3, longer side = 12

let the hypotenuse be h

h^2 = 3^2 + 12^2 = 153

h = √153 or appr 12.37

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