Hypotenuse - RT

A triangle has a hypotenuse of 55 and an altitude to the hypotenuse of 33. What is the area of the triangle?

Result

S = (Correct answer is: N/A) Wrong answer

Solution:

c=55 h=33  h2=c/2=55/2=552=27.5  h>c/2 h>h2 33>27.2  S=c h/2 S=N/A

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Dr Math
Has no solution due to Thales theorem, that maximum height of a right triangle is half of the hypotenuse

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