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One leg of a right triangle is 3cm more than half the length of the other leg.the area of the triangle is 54cm^2. How long are each of the legs.

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    first leg = x
    second leg = x/2 plus 3

    area of a triangle is 1/2 times bh

    54 = 1/2 times ((x) times ( x/2 + 3))

    Can you finish from here?

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    No so lost

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