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Posted by **Wanda** on Sunday, July 22, 2012 at 1:16pm.

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**Reiny**, Sunday, July 22, 2012 at 1:44pmlet the other leg be x , where x is in hundred of feet (I am avoiding large numbers)

x^2 + 4^2 = (x+2)^2

x^2 + 16 = x^2 + 4x + 4

4x = 12

x=3 ----> 300 ft

So the sides are 200, 300 and 500

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