Elementary Algebra

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285194055
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-405-9

Chapter 10 - Quadratic Equations - Chapter 10 Review Problem Set: 32

Answer

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Work Step by Step

In a right triangle with angles 30-60-90, the length of the hypotenuse is $2\sqrt{3}/3$ longer than the side opposite to the 60 degree angle. Thus, the length of the hypotenuse is: $$ 8 \times 2\sqrt{3}/3 = 16\sqrt{3}/3$$
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