Elementary Geometry for College Students (6th Edition)

Published by Brooks Cole
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Chapter 5 - Review Exercises - Page 263: 39

Answer

The altitude is about 14.53 cm long.

Work Step by Step

$\frac{13}{x}$=$\frac{15}{14-x}$ 182-13x=15x 28x=182 x=6.5 A$^2$=6.5$^2$+13$^2$ A$^2$=211.25 A$\approx$14.53
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