© 2014 Shmoop University, Inc. All rights reserved.
 

Exercises

Page (2 of 2) Exercises:   1    2  

Exercise 2

The picture below shows one right triangle inside another. Apparently, it was cold and sought shelter. The big triangle has two sides of length 2x; the little triangle has two sides of length x. The area covered by the big triangle but not covered by the little triangle is 24. What is x?

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
back to top