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Unformatted text preview: feet. The smaller leg is 4 feet less than the longer leg. What are the lengths of the two legs of the triangle? 5. A public vegetable garden is divided up in different shapes for those who wish to grow vegetables there. Mitch’s piece is in the shape of a right triangle and has an area of 40 square feet. The longer leg is 6 feet less than twice the shorter leg. What are the lengths of the two legs of that triangle? 6. A right triangle’s longer leg is 2 inches more than twice the shorter leg, and the hypotenuse is 1 inch more than the longer leg. Find the dimensions of the right triangle. 7. A right triangle’s hypotenuse is 4 feet more than three times the shorter leg, and the longer leg is 1 foot less than the hypotenuse. Find the dimensions of the right triangle....
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This note was uploaded on 01/13/2012 for the course MATH 52 taught by Professor Janetfrewing during the Fall '10 term at Riverside Community College.
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