In a 45°- 45°- 90° right triangle, the hypotenuse is 5 cm. How long are the legs?

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In a 45°- 45°- 90° right triangle, the hypotenuse is 5 cm. How long are the legs?

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This is a pretty easy one, do you know the Pythagorean Theorem?
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Since it's isoceles, the two legs have the same length. Now you can use pythagorus: x^2+x^2 = 5^2, solve for x :)
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in other words, x * sqrt(2) = 5 solve for x
OK but coming up with that is much more difficult than simply using Pythagorus

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