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in a right triangle if the adjacent A = 16, and the hypotenuse C = 20 then what is the oppisite B.

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  1. Juleana/Cassandra -- I showed you how to do the last problem.

    Let's see you try this one.

    I'll be glad to check your answer.

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  2. also for this one i got, 19.2. but that is a clueless guess, using info i remember, from previous classes.

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  3. a^2 + b^2 = c^2

    16^2 + b^2 = 20^2
    256 + b^2 = 400

    b^2 = 400 - 256
    b^2 = 144

    b = 12

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  4. thank you so much, i'll try to figure out the real question now.

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  5. You're welcome. :-)

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