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Laura's house has a roof with a width of 9 square root of 2 m and a height of 5...

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jaysen12 | eNoter

Posted July 15, 2013 at 4:12 AM via web

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Laura's house has a roof with a width of 9 square root of 2 m and a height of 5  square root of 3 m.
Determine the slope of roof in the simplest form if the slope is equal to the
the height divided by width.

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llltkl | College Teacher | Valedictorian

Posted July 15, 2013 at 4:33 AM (Answer #1)

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Height of the roof of Laura's house=`5*sqrt3` m

Width of the roof of her house=`9*sqrt2` m

Slope of the roof=height/width

                      =`(5*sqrt3)/(9*sqrt2)`

 Multiplying the numerator and the denominator by `sqrt2` :

 Slope of the roof=`(5sqrt6)/18`

Therefore, the slope of roof in the simplest form is `(5sqrt6)/18` .

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