Sec 7.2-FocusAns - 5. Let x = the shorter leg 2x 6 = the...

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Section 7.2 Focus Exercise Answers 1. Let x = the length x – 2 = the width Sentence: The length is 8 inches and the width is 6 inches. 2. Let x = the width 2x – 1 = the length Sentence: The length is 6 feet and the width is 3 1 2 feet. 3. Let x = the length 1 2 x – 1 = the width Sentence: The length is 12 yards and the width is 5 yards. 4. Let x = the longer leg x – 4 = the smaller leg Sentence: The longer leg is 10 feet and the smaller leg is 6 feet.
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Unformatted text preview: 5. Let x = the shorter leg 2x 6 = the longer leg Sentence: The shorter leg is 8 feet and the longer leg is 10 feet. 6. Let x = the shorter leg 2x + 2 = the longer leg (2x + 2) + 1 = the hypotenuse Sentence: The shorter leg is 5 inches, the longer leg is 12 inches, and the hypotenuse is 13 inches. 7. Let x = the shorter leg 3x + 4 = the hypotenuse 3x + 3 = the longer leg Sentence: The shorter leg is 7 feet, the longer leg is 24 feet, and the hypotenuse is 25 feet....
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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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