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elizabethperez
04-14-2011, 12:56 AM
which of the following could be the ratio of the length of the longer leg of a 30-60-90 triangle to the length of its hypotenuse? check all that apply.
A. /2 : /3
B. 1 : /2
C. /3 : /3
D. /2 : /2
E. /3 : 3
F. 1: /3

wjm11
04-14-2011, 04:10 AM
which of the following could be the ratio of the length of the longer leg of a 30-60-90 triangle to the length of its hypotenuse? check all that apply.
A. /2 : /3
B. 1 : /2
C. /3 : /3
D. /2 : /2
E. /3 : 3
F. 1: /3

I suggest you check your question and/or answers again for accuracy. The ratios of the sides of a 30-60-90 triangle are

Short leg: hypotenuse: long leg => 1: 2 : sqrt3

Subhotosh Khan
04-14-2011, 10:34 AM
which of the following could be the ratio of the length of the longer leg of a 30-60-90 triangle to the length of its hypotenuse? check all that apply.
A. /2 : /3
B. 1 : /2
C. /3 : /3
D. /2 : /2
E. /3 : 3
F. 1: /3

Does / mean ?, in your problem statement above?