# Answer to Question #21806 in Algebra for Shannon

Question #21806

"No passing zone" sign has the shape of an isosceles triangle. The width of the sign is 7 inches greater than it's height. The top and bottom edges of the sign are 44 inches

A) use the Pythagorean theorem to write an equation that relates X, 2x+7 and 44. (Leave fractions, not decimals, in your answer).

B) solve the equation by completing the square

C) what is the height of the sign?

A) use the Pythagorean theorem to write an equation that relates X, 2x+7 and 44. (Leave fractions, not decimals, in your answer).

B) solve the equation by completing the square

C) what is the height of the sign?

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