   Chapter 11.3, Problem 44E ### Elementary Geometry for College St...

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Section ### Elementary Geometry for College St...

6th Edition
Daniel C. Alexander + 1 other
ISBN: 9781285195698
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# In the triangle shown, find each measure to the nearest tenth of a unit. a) x b) y c) A , the area of the triangle To determine

a)

The value of side x to the nearest tenth of a unit.

Explanation

Given:

The given figure is shown below:

Calculation:

The triangles ABC are right triangles.

According to the definition of tangent ratio, tan(mBCA)=ABBC

tan(mBCA)=ABBC=12

To determine

b)

The value of side y to the nearest tenth of a unit.

To determine

c)

The area of the triangle of the given figure.

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