anonymous one year ago Quilt squares are cut on the diagonal to form triangular quilt pieces. The hypotenuse of the resulting triangles is 26 inch. long. What is the side lengths of each piece? I already know the answer

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$hypotenuse = \sqrt{a ^{2}+b ^{2}}$ Since the quilt is a square a=b: $26=\sqrt{2a^2}$ and you solve for a

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So is right?

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Yes

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