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The leg of a right triangle is 5 units and the hypotenuse is 8 units. What is the length, in units, of the other leg of the triangle? square root 39 units 39 units square root 89 units 89 units

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  1. anonymous
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    @LynFran

  2. cwrw238
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    use the pythagoras theorem if the other leg is x x^2 = 8^2 - 5^2

  3. anonymous
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    ok

  4. anonymous
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    a squared + b squared = c squared

  5. anonymous
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    c is the hypotenuse, and a is one of the legs

  6. anonymous
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    so 8 squared-5 squared

  7. anonymous
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    equals the length of the other leg, squared

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    64-25

  9. anonymous
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    39

  10. anonymous
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    so the answer is the square root of 39

  11. anonymous
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    thx

  12. anonymous
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    sorry i gave up and started eating lol

  13. anonymous
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    don't forgot, it is the square root of 39, not 39 by itself

  14. anonymous
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    ok

  15. anonymous
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    The legs of a right triangle are 6 units and 7 units. What is the length of the hypotenuse? square root 13 units 13 units square root 85 units 85 units

  16. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    @heretohelpalways

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