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Practice 8-2
Special Right Triangles
Find the value of each variable. Leave your answers in simplest radical form.
1.
2.
60
3.
60
1
a
30
60
30
c
30
y
b
4.
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25
d
9
x
5.
6.
y
x
14
60
y
30
8
x
28
30
8
7.
8.
2
s
9.
60
30
z
2
60
2
6
s
x
30
2
s
s
y
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10. Find the length to the nearest centimeter of the diagonal of a square
30 cm on a side.
11. The hypotenuse of an isosceles right triangle is 8.4 in. Find the length
of a side to the nearest tenth of an inch.
12. In a 30°-60°-90° triangle, the shorter leg is 6 ft long. Find the length to
the nearest tenth of a foot of the other two sides.
13. Each side of a rhombus is 14 in. long. Two of the sides form a 60° angle.
Find the area of the rhombus. Round your answer to the nearest
square inch.
Algebra Find the value of each variable. Leave your answers in simplest
radical form.
14.
5
15.
16.
60
60
4
p
y
w
x
2 3
a
60
45
z
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5
r
q
45
s
b
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