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A trigonometry problem

  1. Jul 1, 2015 #1
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    3. The attempt at a solution
    I'm not sure where to start and the book doesn't show a 90 degree angle on the lower region where h meets the base. Can someone nudge me in the right direction please?
     
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  3. Jul 1, 2015 #2

    Nathanael

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    It isn't solvable unless you assume the line h meets the base at 90 degrees.
     
  4. Jul 1, 2015 #3
    That's kinda what I was thinking. Thanks for confirming that.
     
  5. Jul 1, 2015 #4
    All done. The answer is 3.3.
    Took more time to post this thread then it did to solve. XD

    Thanks again nathanael
     
  6. Jul 1, 2015 #5

    Orodruin

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    There is also this solution: :wink:
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