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lamthornhill
 2 years ago
One leg of a right triangle is 3 millimeters shorter than the longer leg and the hypotenuse is 3 millimeters longer than the short leg. Find the lengths of the sides of the triangle.
lamthornhill
 2 years ago
One leg of a right triangle is 3 millimeters shorter than the longer leg and the hypotenuse is 3 millimeters longer than the short leg. Find the lengths of the sides of the triangle.

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Mertsj
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You have misstated the problem. The hypotenuse cannot be the same length as the long leg.

lamthornhill
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0No what I put is the exact same thing that is on my home website

etemplin
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@Mertsj is right. That triangle is impossible

Mertsj
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Reread your problem. It probably says that the hypotenuse is 3 mm longer than the longer leg.
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