Calculate the height to the base of the isosceles triangle ABC if the length of the base is c = 24cm and the arms have a length b = 13cm.

Correct answer:

v =  5 cm

Step-by-step explanation:

c=24 cm b=13 cm  b2=v2+(c/2)2  v=b2(c/2)2=132(24/2)2=5 cm

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