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1 m
Find the length of line segment AB in the given figure.
1 m
1m
В
1 m
m.
The length of line segment AB is
(Simplify your answer. Type an exact answer, using radicals as needed.)
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A 1 m Find the length of line segment AB in the given figure. 1 m 1m В 1 m m. The length of line segment AB is (Simplify your answer. Type an exact answer, using radicals as needed.)

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Step 1

First of all, label the all the triangles.

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A 1m E 1m D 1m B Im C

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Step 2

Now, consider the ∆BCD.

Using Pythagoras theorem, find BD.

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BD2 BC2CD BD2 12+1 BD2 11 BD2 2 BD 2

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Step 3

Now, consider the ∆BDE.

Using Pythagoras th...

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BE2 BD2DE BE -( BE2 2+1 BE2 -3 BE 3 BE = 3

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