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 3 years ago
A right triangle has one leg 24 m long and a hypotenuse 25 m long. How long is its other leg?
 3 years ago
A right triangle has one leg 24 m long and a hypotenuse 25 m long. How long is its other leg?

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gandalfwiz
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2leg^2 +leg^2=hypotenuse^2

moneybird
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.07  24  25 It's a pythagorean triple So you know the other leg is 7

gandalfwiz
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.224^2 +leg^2=25^2 576+leg^2=625

gandalfwiz
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2I forgot about that... but moon wolf, do u know how to solve it using pythagoreans theorem?

hickers13
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0a^2+b^2=c^2 ; 24^2+b^2= 25^2; 576+b^2=625; 576 576; b^2=49; square root b^2 and 49; b=7
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