geometry
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The lengths of the sides of a right triangle are a and b, and the hypotenuse is c. Find the area of the triangle.
b = 2 in.; c = 6 in.
A = sq. in.
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a^2 + b^2 = c^2
a^2 + 2^2 = 6^2
a^2 + 4 = 36
a^2 = 32
a = 5.6569 = base
A = bh/2
A = (2 * 5.6569) / 2
A = 5.6569