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h = (2a² + p²  2ap) / 2(pa) = (p^2  (2)(17)(p) + (2)17^2)/((2)(p  17)) when a=17
hrm . that looks real good . nope no domain needed .. well the online hw is overdued and i was able to see the answer.. supposely the correct answer.
do we need to say about the domain?
I think MathsIsFun summed up that solution perfectly:
It's right, as far as I can tell, but it just annoys me when things can't be simplified and you have to leave them in a mess like that. The best alternative I could come up with is:
The triangle has the usual three sides
hey all. i was doin hw and ran into this problem. seems pretty impossible to me. any help would be nice. thx 