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    Can anyone help me solve this?


    Here is a right angled triangle.

    The area of the triangle is 2.5cm²
    Find the perimeter of the triangle.
    Give your answer to 3 s.f


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    (Original post by tameimpalaaa)
    Can anyone help me solve this?


    Here is a right angled triangle.

    The area of the triangle is 2.5cm²
    Find the perimeter of the triangle.
    Give your answer to 3 s.f


    Name:  Triangle.jpg
Views: 109
Size:  16.9 KB

    (Apologies if the MS Paint triangle lengths can't be seen, the base is "x"cm and the width is x-2)
    (1/2)x(x-2) =2.5

    solve the resulting equation to find x
    use ..... to find the hypotenuse
    then find the perimeter
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    too late....
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    OMG! i saw that thread FIRST(because no one replied) and i was about to help OP BUT ITS TOOO LATE
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    (Original post by fatima1998)
    OMG! i saw that thread FIRST(because no one replied) and i was about to help OP BUT ITS TOOO LATE
    i also beat you to saying 'too late', step your game up fam
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    ikr!
    I NEED TO:vroam:
    i won't let Zacken and TeeEm win :yum:
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    im convinced Zacken has a script that pulls up new threads within 30 seconds of posting, have to catch the threads while hes doing a mock
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    (Original post by TeeEm)
    (1/2)x(x-2) =2.5

    solve the resulting equation to find x
    use ..... to find the hypotenuse
    then find the perimeter
    Thanks for your help, much appreciated
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    (Original post by drandy76)
    too late....
    Never too late for maths! Time to start solving these gnarly equations!
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    (Original post by fatima1998)
    OMG! i saw that thread FIRST(because no one replied) and i was about to help OP BUT ITS TOOO LATE
    No problemo, Fatima, as I said to "drandy" it's never too late for maths! Get involved in working out that gnarly equation!
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    (Original post by tameimpalaaa)
    No problemo, Fatima, as I said to "drandy" it's never too late for maths! Get involved in working out that gnarly equation!
    aha
 
 
 
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