MATH SOLVE

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Q:
# A right triangle has a leg of 5 inches and a hypotenuse of 7 inches. What is the length of the other leg? Enter your answer, as a decimal rounded to the nearest tenth, in the box.

Accepted Solution

A:

a² + b² = c²

a² = 7² - 5²

a² = 24

a = √24

a = 4.9 inches (nearest tenth)

Answer: 4.9 inches

a² = 7² - 5²

a² = 24

a = √24

a = 4.9 inches (nearest tenth)

Answer: 4.9 inches