
#1
Apr707, 07:46 AM

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What is this question going for. I can identify that OTA is a right angled triangle..... Where do I go from 



#3
Apr707, 07:55 AM

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[tex](x+8)(x+8) = x^{2} + (x+5)(x+5)[/tex]
[tex]x ^ {2} + 16x + 64 = x^4+10x+25[/tex] take LHS from RHS [tex]x^{2}  6x  39 = 0[/tex] but how did you know to use pythagerous? 



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Apr707, 07:56 AM

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Calculator, Q 17  what it getting at
What relationships DO you know hold for rightangled triangles that might come in handy?




#5
Apr707, 07:59 AM

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[tex]x ^ {2} + 16x + 64 = 2x^2+10x+25[/tex] 


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