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8-86.

For each triangle below, find the value of

*x*, if possible. Name which triangle tool you used. If the triangle cannot exist, explain why. Homework Help ✎

What special kind of triangle is this? How can this help you find *x*?

Use the Law of Sines to solve for *x*.

Use the Pythagorean Theorem to find *x*.

There is no solution, because the hypotenuse must be the longest side.

What is the formula for the area of a triangle?