Mathematics

Question

Use the pythagorean theorem to find the missing length in the right triangle
Use the pythagorean theorem to find the missing length in the right triangle

1 Answer

  • The Pythagorean theorem is a^2+b^2=c^2. a and b are the legs of the triangle and c is the hypotenuse.
    5^2+12^2=c^2
    25+144=c^2
    169=c^2
    [tex] \sqrt{169} =c[/tex]
    c=13

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