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Find c if a = 5 and b = 12. Right triangle with sides a, b, and c. Side c is opposite the right angle. A. c = 17 B. c = the square root of17 C. c = 13 D. c = the square root of13

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  1. somebodys_heartbrake
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  2. AravindG
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    use pythagorean theorem

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    \[c^2=a^2+b^2\]

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    \[a^2+b^2=c^2\] \[5^2+12^2=c^2\] \[25+144=c^2\] \[c^2=169\] \[c=13\] Therefore C

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