Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter 10 - Review: 124

Answer

$H=\sqrt {241}$ ft

Work Step by Step

The unknown length is the hypotenuse (H). The base B is $8\sqrt 3$ ft and the perpendicular P is 7 ft. $H^{2}=(8\sqrt 3)^{2}+(7)^{2}$ $H^{2}=64(3)+49$ $H^{2}=192+49$ $H^{2}=241$ $H=\sqrt {241}$ ft
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