gemoetry word question
posted by mike on .
can someone tell me the missing leg of the right triangle if 10 is the other leg and 26 is the hypotenuse
"confused gurl" is indeed confused
a^2 + 10^2 = 26^2
a^2 = 676-100
Your triangle is simply a multiple of one of the basic right-angled triangles, the 5,12,13 combination.