the legs of a right triangle measure 5 inches and 7 inches if the theta is the the angle between the 5 inch leg and hypotenuse, cos t

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the legs of a right triangle measure 5 inches and 7 inches if the theta is the the angle between the 5 inch leg and hypotenuse, cos
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Jezebel 4 days 2021-07-22T19:23:57+00:00 1 Answers 0 views 0

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    2021-07-22T19:25:25+00:00

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    Answer:

      cos(θ) = (5√74)/74

    Step-by-step explanation:

    The length of the hypotenuse is given by the Pythagorean theorem:

      h = √(5² +7²) = √74

    The cosine of the angle is the ratio of the adjacent leg to the hypotenuse:

      cos(θ) = 5/√74 = (5√74)/74

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