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In a 30-60-90 triangle howdo you do the pathagerum therum

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    The same way you always do it.
    a^2 + b^2 = c^2
    In this case, if the smallest side is a,
    a = c/2, because of the 30 degree angle.
    c^2/4 + b^2 = c^2
    b^2 = (3/4)c^2
    b = c (sqrt3)/2

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