   Chapter 5.CR, Problem 39CR Elementary Geometry For College St...

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Alexander + 2 others
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Section Elementary Geometry For College St...

7th Edition
Alexander + 2 others
ISBN: 9781337614085
Textbook Problem

The length of the three sides of a triangle are 13cm, 14 cm, and 15cm. Find the length of the altitude to the 14-cm side.

To determine

To find:

Length of the altitude to the 14-cm side of a triangle.

Explanation

Given:

Lengths of three sides of a triangle are 13cm, 14 cm and 15 cm.

Calculation:

Let ABC be the triangle with three sides of length 13cm, 14 cm and 15 cm.

Let x be the length of CD.

Length of DB is

DB=CBCDDB=14x

Then,

Consider the right triangle ΔADC

By Pythagoras theorem,

In a right triangle ΔABD

By Pythagoras theorem,

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