Geometry

Find the value of x in the right triangle if the sides given are x, x+1 and 7.

  1. 👍 0
  2. 👎 0
  3. 👁 192
  1. assuming 7 is the hypotenuse, we have
    x^2 + (x+1)^2 = 7^2

    Otherwise, we must have
    x^2 + 7^2 = (x+1)^2

    so, pick your poison and find x.

    1. 👍 0
    2. 👎 0

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Response

Similar Questions

  1. MATHS

    Find the lengths of the missing sides in the triangle. Write your answers as integers or as decimals rounded to the nearest tenth. The diagram is not drawn to scale. triangle has sides 7, Y and X and 45 degree angle can someone

    asked by Corie on February 13, 2013
  2. Math, Ms. Sue Help asap plss

    Can the numbers 24, 32, and 40 be the lengths of three sides of a triangle? Why or why not My answer: Yes it can. Because the 3 lengths satisfy the triangle inequality theorem. The triangle inequality theorem states that the third

    asked by I'm the girl in the corner on March 14, 2018
  3. ANOTHER TRIANGLE MATH PROB!

    The triangles below are similar. Find the value of x. (the big triangle has two sides that say 21, and the bottom says 24. The small triangle has two sides that say 10.5, and the bottom is X)

    asked by Agal on November 17, 2016
  4. algebra

    A triangle has a perimeter of 112 centimeters, each of the two longer sides of the triangle is three times as long as the shortest side. Find the length of each side of the triangle

    asked by Barbara on December 11, 2014
  5. math

    In an isosceles triangle, the perimeter is 75 cm and one of the sides is 25 cm. Find all its sides. Can you find all angles of the triangle? Explain your answer.

    asked by maria on January 28, 2017
  1. Math (please help!!)

    Which of the statements about the picture below is true? Choose 3. postimg(.)org/image/qb71bjkjh/f11870c4/ A. F is the circumcenter of the triangle

    asked by Ren on December 20, 2016
  2. Algebra 2

    Type the correct answer in the box. Use numerals instead of words. If necessary, use / for the fraction bar. Find the sum of a finite geometric series. The sides of an equilateral triangle measure 16 inches. The midpoints of the

    asked by Aby on January 6, 2016
  3. Math

    An equilatetal triangle with the lengths of its sides given in term of a and b. If the lengths are 4acm,3bcm and (a+b+c)cm. Find a and b and hence find the length of sides of the triangle.

    asked by Busola on January 9, 2017
  4. geometry (check answers)

    Determine whether you can construct many, one, or no triangle(s) with the given description. a) a triangle with angle measures of 50°, 70°, and 100° no b) a triangle with one angle measure of 60° and one 4-centimeter side no

    asked by cade on April 10, 2016
  5. Geometry about the circles

    1. Ab is a chord of a circle with center o and radius 52 cm . point m divides the chord ab such that am = 63 cm and mb=33 cm find om 2. A circle is inscribed in a triangle whose sides are 10, 10 and 12 units . a second smaller

    asked by Talon on December 9, 2013
  6. Geometry

    A farmer is estimating the surface area of his barn to find how much paint he needs to buy. One part of the barn is triangular as shown. The base of the triangle is 22 meters long Both angles on either side connecting the base to

    asked by SkatingDJ on April 5, 2016

You can view more similar questions or ask a new question.