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# A tent is in the shape of an isosceles triangle The base of the triangle is 10 ft and the two congruent sides are each 8 ft What is the height?

Updated: 12/15/2022

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Use pythagoras' therom:

82-52 = 39 and the square root of this is 6.244997998

height = 6.245 ft to 3 d.p.

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Q: A tent is in the shape of an isosceles triangle The base of the triangle is 10 ft and the two congruent sides are each 8 ft What is the height?
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