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Defining a triangle. (Posted on 2021-03-06) Difficulty: 1 of 5
The area of a triangle ABC is 5cm2.
AB=2cm and BC=5cm.

How much is AC?

No calculators, please..

No Solution Yet Submitted by Ady TZIDON    
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Solution | Comment 1 of 3
Area is 1/2 × base x height = 5.  Assume for a moment the base is 5 and the height is 2, and it fits the problem.  Therfore the triangle is a right triangle and the third side is SQRT(29).
  Posted by Kenny M on 2021-03-06 09:02:24
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