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What is the hypotenuse of the right triangle if the angle measures are 90 degrees 70 degrees and 20 degrees and one leg length is 850?

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Jessie Thompson on April 16, 2018

Depends on the leg is 850... If the leg at the bottom is 850, then 850/cos(20) (which gives 904.55), if it is the leg on the side, then 850/sin(20) (which gives 2485.233). This is obtained from the solution to the formula Cos(Angle)=Adjacent/Hypotenuse, or Sin(Angle) = Opposite/Hypotenuse.


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