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Posted by **Eric** on Friday, December 2, 2011 at 1:25pm.

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**Steve**, Friday, December 2, 2011 at 2:26pmjust plug in the numbers.

s^2 + (s+31)^2 = 41^2

to solve it, keep going:

s^2 + s^2 + 62s + 961 = 1681

2s^2 + 62s - 720 = 0

s^2 + 31s - 360 = 0

(s-9)(s+41) = 0

s = 9

the legs are 9 and 40

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