Right triangle

A circle with a radius of 5 cm is described in a right triangle with a 6 cm leg. What is the height at the hypotenuse of this triangle?

Correct answer:

h =  4.8 cm

Step-by-step explanation:

a=6 cm R=5 cm  c=2 R=2 5=10 cm  b=c2a2=10262=8 cm  S=2a b=26 8=24 cm2 S=2c h  h=2 S/c=2 24/10=524 cm=4.8 cm



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