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If the smaller leg of a 30-60-90 triangle is 4 m, what are the lengths of the longer leg and the hypotenuse?

  • geometry -

    ratios:
    1, sqrt 3, 2

    4, 4 sqrt 3, 8

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    hyp. = 4 / sin30 = 8m.

    tan30 = Y/X,
    tan30 = 4/X,
    X = 4/tan30 = 6.93m.

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