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XYZ is a right angled triangle with YZ = 6cm and XY = 8cm. XZ is the

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Radius of Incircle of Right angled triangle is given r=(a+b−c)/2
a=6,b=8 and c=10
we get ; 4/2 ; 2
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XYZ is a right angled triangle with YZ = 6cm and XY = 8cm. XZ is the hypotenuse. A circle with center O and radius x has been inscribed in the triangle. What is the value of x?

A. 1.8
B. 2
C. 2.4
D. 3
E. 4


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incenter of a circle= Area/semi-perimeter

Area= \(\frac{1}{2}*6*8\)=24
Semi-perimeter= \(\frac{6+8+10}{2}\)=12

Incenter= 24/12=2





Bunuel wrote:
XYZ is a right angled triangle with YZ = 6cm and XY = 8cm. XZ is the hypotenuse. A circle with center O and radius x has been inscribed in the triangle. What is the value of x?

A. 1.8
B. 2
C. 2.4
D. 3
E. 4


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