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SAT Subject Test

In the figure above, if , then

### Select an Answer

Correct Answer:

No

Correct Answer:

Yes

Correct Answer:

No

Correct Answer:

No

Correct Answer:

No

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The tangent of an acute angle in a right triangle is defined as the ratio of the length of the side opposite the angle to the length of the side adjacent to the angle. You can find the length of the adjacent side by using the Pythagorean Theorem. Using the given information, let the length of be and the length of be . Then, or .

Thus and .

The correct answer is (B).

Question Difficulty:

medium