word problem

Asked by  | 23rd Feb, 2013, 03:14: PM

Expert Answer:

Let the base be  x cm and altitude be y cm. 
Then, hypotenuse = x+2 = y+4
i.e x = y +2
 
Also, since its a right angled triangle, therefore by pythagoras theorem

Answered by  | 23rd Feb, 2013, 07:02: PM

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