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Question from jeremy, a student:

Solve the right triangle with the given sides and angles. a=3.0 cm and b=1.6 cm

Hi Jeremy,

You can use Pythagoras Theorem to accomplish this but you need to know if the side of length 3.0 cm is the hypotenuse or is the side of unknown length is the hypotenuse.


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