The shorter leg of a 30°-60°-90° triangle is 6. What is the length of the hypot

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The shorter leg of a 30°-60°-90° triangle is 6. What is the length of the hypotenuse?

a.  12

b.  3√2

c.  2√3

d.  4√3

May 5th, 2015

the shortest side will be opposite angle 30, hence (6/sin 30)=(x/sin 90), but sin 90=1 and sin 30=0.5

x/1=6/0.5

x=12

correct answer is a). 12

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