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If the tangent of an angle of a right angled triangle is 0.8. Then its longest side is. .. .

Result

c =  1.281 b

Solution:

tanA=0.8 tanA=a/b a/b=0.8  a=0.8 b  c=a2+b2=b0.82+12 c=0.82+121.2806=1.281 b\tan A=0.8 \ \\ \tan A=a/b \ \\ a/b=0.8 \ \\ \ \\ a=0.8 \ b \ \\ \ \\ c=\sqrt{ a^2+b^2 }=b \sqrt{ 0.8^2+1^2 } \ \\ c=\sqrt{ 0.8^2+1^2 } \doteq 1.2806=1.281 \ \text{b}



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