Chapter 5.4, Problem 4E

BuyFind*arrow_forward*

7th Edition

Alexander + 2 others

ISBN: 9781337614085

Textbook Problem

Use theorem 5.4.3 to form a proportion in which *TS *is a geometric mean.

[*Hint:*

*Exercises 1-6*

To determine

**To Find:**

Proportion in which *TS *is the geometric mean.

Explanation

**Given:**

From the figure,

From the theorem,

The length of the altitude to the hypotenuse of a right triangle is the geometric mean of the lengths of the segments of the hypotenuse.

Since

Corresponding sides of similar triangles are proportional (CSSTP)

So, we have

Recall the Means-Extremes Property

In a proportion, the product of the means equals the product of the extremes

Sect-5.1 P-1ESect-5.1 P-2ESect-5.1 P-3ESect-5.1 P-4ESect-5.1 P-5ESect-5.1 P-6ESect-5.1 P-7ESect-5.1 P-8ESect-5.1 P-9ESect-5.1 P-10E

Sect-5.1 P-11ESect-5.1 P-12ESect-5.1 P-13ESect-5.1 P-14ESect-5.1 P-15ESect-5.1 P-16ESect-5.1 P-17ESect-5.1 P-18ESect-5.1 P-19ESect-5.1 P-20ESect-5.1 P-21ESect-5.1 P-22ESect-5.1 P-23ESect-5.1 P-24ESect-5.1 P-25ESect-5.1 P-26ESect-5.1 P-27ESect-5.1 P-28ESect-5.1 P-29ESect-5.1 P-30ESect-5.1 P-31ESect-5.1 P-32ESect-5.1 P-33ESect-5.1 P-34ESect-5.1 P-35ESect-5.1 P-36ESect-5.1 P-37ESect-5.1 P-38ESect-5.1 P-39ESect-5.1 P-40ESect-5.1 P-41ESect-5.1 P-42ESect-5.1 P-43ESect-5.2 P-1ESect-5.2 P-2ESect-5.2 P-3ESect-5.2 P-4ESect-5.2 P-5ESect-5.2 P-6ESect-5.2 P-7ESect-5.2 P-8ESect-5.2 P-9ESect-5.2 P-10ESect-5.2 P-11ESect-5.2 P-12ESect-5.2 P-13ESect-5.2 P-14ESect-5.2 P-15ESect-5.2 P-16ESect-5.2 P-17ESect-5.2 P-18ESect-5.2 P-19ESect-5.2 P-20ESect-5.2 P-21ESect-5.2 P-22ESect-5.2 P-23ESect-5.2 P-24ESect-5.2 P-25ESect-5.2 P-26ESect-5.2 P-27ESect-5.2 P-28ESect-5.2 P-29ESect-5.2 P-30ESect-5.2 P-31ESect-5.2 P-32ESect-5.2 P-33ESect-5.2 P-34ESect-5.2 P-35ESect-5.2 P-36ESect-5.2 P-37ESect-5.2 P-38ESect-5.2 P-39ESect-5.2 P-40ESect-5.3 P-1ESect-5.3 P-2ESect-5.3 P-3ESect-5.3 P-4ESect-5.3 P-5ESect-5.3 P-6ESect-5.3 P-7ESect-5.3 P-8ESect-5.3 P-9ESect-5.3 P-10ESect-5.3 P-11ESect-5.3 P-12ESect-5.3 P-13ESect-5.3 P-14ESect-5.3 P-15ESect-5.3 P-16ESect-5.3 P-17ESect-5.3 P-18ESect-5.3 P-19ESect-5.3 P-20ESect-5.3 P-21ESect-5.3 P-22ESect-5.3 P-23ESect-5.3 P-24ESect-5.3 P-25ESect-5.3 P-26ESect-5.3 P-27ESect-5.3 P-28ESect-5.3 P-29ESect-5.3 P-30ESect-5.3 P-31ESect-5.3 P-32ESect-5.3 P-33ESect-5.3 P-34ESect-5.3 P-35ESect-5.3 P-36ESect-5.3 P-37ESect-5.3 P-38ESect-5.3 P-39ESect-5.3 P-40ESect-5.3 P-41ESect-5.3 P-42ESect-5.3 P-43ESect-5.4 P-1ESect-5.4 P-2ESect-5.4 P-3ESect-5.4 P-4ESect-5.4 P-5ESect-5.4 P-6ESect-5.4 P-7ESect-5.4 P-8ESect-5.4 P-9ESect-5.4 P-10ESect-5.4 P-11ESect-5.4 P-12ESect-5.4 P-13ESect-5.4 P-14ESect-5.4 P-15ESect-5.4 P-16ESect-5.4 P-17ESect-5.4 P-18ESect-5.4 P-19ESect-5.4 P-20ESect-5.4 P-21ESect-5.4 P-22ESect-5.4 P-23ESect-5.4 P-24ESect-5.4 P-25ESect-5.4 P-26ESect-5.4 P-27ESect-5.4 P-28ESect-5.4 P-29ESect-5.4 P-30ESect-5.4 P-31ESect-5.4 P-32ESect-5.4 P-33ESect-5.4 P-34ESect-5.4 P-35ESect-5.4 P-36ESect-5.4 P-37ESect-5.4 P-38ESect-5.4 P-39ESect-5.4 P-40ESect-5.4 P-41ESect-5.4 P-42ESect-5.4 P-43ESect-5.4 P-44ESect-5.4 P-45ESect-5.5 P-1ESect-5.5 P-2ESect-5.5 P-3ESect-5.5 P-4ESect-5.5 P-5ESect-5.5 P-6ESect-5.5 P-7ESect-5.5 P-8ESect-5.5 P-9ESect-5.5 P-10ESect-5.5 P-11ESect-5.5 P-12ESect-5.5 P-13ESect-5.5 P-14ESect-5.5 P-15ESect-5.5 P-16ESect-5.5 P-17ESect-5.5 P-18ESect-5.5 P-19ESect-5.5 P-20ESect-5.5 P-21ESect-5.5 P-22ESect-5.5 P-23ESect-5.5 P-24ESect-5.5 P-25ESect-5.5 P-26ESect-5.5 P-27ESect-5.5 P-28ESect-5.5 P-29ESect-5.5 P-30ESect-5.5 P-31ESect-5.5 P-32ESect-5.5 P-33ESect-5.5 P-34ESect-5.5 P-35ESect-5.5 P-36ESect-5.5 P-37ESect-5.5 P-38ESect-5.5 P-39ESect-5.6 P-1ESect-5.6 P-2ESect-5.6 P-3ESect-5.6 P-4ESect-5.6 P-5ESect-5.6 P-6ESect-5.6 P-7ESect-5.6 P-8ESect-5.6 P-9ESect-5.6 P-10ESect-5.6 P-11ESect-5.6 P-12ESect-5.6 P-13ESect-5.6 P-14ESect-5.6 P-15ESect-5.6 P-16ESect-5.6 P-17ESect-5.6 P-18ESect-5.6 P-19ESect-5.6 P-20ESect-5.6 P-21ESect-5.6 P-22ESect-5.6 P-23ESect-5.6 P-24ESect-5.6 P-25ESect-5.6 P-26ESect-5.6 P-27ESect-5.6 P-28ESect-5.6 P-29ESect-5.6 P-30ESect-5.6 P-31ESect-5.6 P-32ESect-5.6 P-33ESect-5.6 P-34ESect-5.6 P-35ESect-5.6 P-36ESect-5.6 P-37ESect-5.6 P-38ESect-5.6 P-39ESect-5.6 P-40ESect-5.6 P-41ESect-5.6 P-42ESect-5.CR P-1CRSect-5.CR P-2CRSect-5.CR P-3CRSect-5.CR P-4CRSect-5.CR P-5CRSect-5.CR P-6CRSect-5.CR P-7CRSect-5.CR P-8CRSect-5.CR P-9CRSect-5.CR P-10CRSect-5.CR P-11CRSect-5.CR P-12CRSect-5.CR P-13CRSect-5.CR P-14CRSect-5.CR P-15CRSect-5.CR P-16CRSect-5.CR P-17CRSect-5.CR P-18CRSect-5.CR P-19CRSect-5.CR P-20CRSect-5.CR P-21CRSect-5.CR P-22CRSect-5.CR P-23CRSect-5.CR P-24CRSect-5.CR P-25CRSect-5.CR P-26CRSect-5.CR P-27CRSect-5.CR P-28CRSect-5.CR P-29CRSect-5.CR P-30CRSect-5.CR P-31CRSect-5.CR P-32CRSect-5.CR P-33CRSect-5.CR P-34CRSect-5.CR P-35CRSect-5.CR P-36CRSect-5.CR P-37CRSect-5.CR P-38CRSect-5.CR P-39CRSect-5.CR P-40CRSect-5.CR P-41CRSect-5.CR P-42CRSect-5.CT P-1CTSect-5.CT P-2CTSect-5.CT P-3CTSect-5.CT P-4CTSect-5.CT P-5CTSect-5.CT P-6CTSect-5.CT P-7CTSect-5.CT P-8CTSect-5.CT P-9CTSect-5.CT P-10CTSect-5.CT P-11CTSect-5.CT P-12CTSect-5.CT P-13CTSect-5.CT P-14CTSect-5.CT P-15CTSect-5.CT P-16CTSect-5.CT P-17CT

Calculus: Early Transcendental Functions

Finite Mathematics and Applied Calculus (MindTap Course List)

Statistics for The Behavioral Sciences (MindTap Course List)

Calculus: Early Transcendentals

Elementary Technical Mathematics

Precalculus: Mathematics for Calculus (Standalone Book)

Calculus: An Applied Approach (MindTap Course List)

Applied Calculus for the Managerial, Life, and Social Sciences: A Brief Approach

Multivariable Calculus

Single Variable Calculus

Probability and Statistics for Engineering and the Sciences

Single Variable Calculus: Early Transcendentals, Volume I

Understanding Basic Statistics

Intermediate Algebra

Essentials Of Statistics

Mathematical Excursions (MindTap Course List)

Calculus (MindTap Course List)

Mathematical Applications for the Management, Life, and Social Sciences

Finite Mathematics

Essentials of Statistics for The Behavioral Sciences (MindTap Course List)

Contemporary Mathematics for Business & Consumers

Trigonometry (MindTap Course List)

Single Variable Calculus: Early Transcendentals

Calculus of a Single Variable

Elements Of Modern Algebra

Study Guide for Stewart's Single Variable Calculus: Early Transcendentals, 8th

Study Guide for Stewart's Multivariable Calculus, 8th

Finite Mathematics for the Managerial, Life, and Social Sciences

Calculus: Early Transcendental Functions (MindTap Course List)

Multivariable Calculus

Calculus (MindTap Course List)

College Algebra (MindTap Course List)

Research Methods for the Behavioral Sciences (MindTap Course List)

Research Methods for the Behavioral Sciences (MindTap Course List)

Introduction To Statistics And Data Analysis

STATISTICS F/BUSINESS+ECONOMICS-TEXT

Mathematics For Machine Technology

Statistics for Business & Economics, Revised (MindTap Course List)