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9-130.

The area of $∆ABC$ is $24$ square inches. If $\overline{AB}⊥\overline{BC}$ and $BC = 8$ inches, find $AC$.

Begin by drawing and labeling a diagram.

Use an area equation.

$\frac{8\textit{x}}{2}=\ 24$

$x = 6$ inches, what is the length of $AC?$