Chapter 1, Problem 2P

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8th Edition

James Stewart

ISBN: 9781305270343

Textbook Problem

The altitude perpendicular to the hypotenuse of a right triangle is 12 cm. Express the length of the hypotenuse as a function of the perimeter.

To determine

**To express:** The length of the hypotenuse as a function of the perimeter.

Explanation

**Given:**

The altitude perpendicular to the hypotenuse

**Formula used:**

Pythagoras theorem

Where, *h* is a hypotenuse, and *x*, *y* is the sides of triangle

Perimeter of the triangle

**Calculation:**

Consider the triangle as shown below in the Figure 1.

From the Figure 1,

Substitute

From the equation (1),

This implies

Consider the equation

Substitute the values of equation (1) and equation (2) in above equation,

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