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September 22, 2014

Posted by **vincent** on Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at 10:38pm.

not just the answer , please

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**Reiny**, Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at 10:58pmshorter leg --- x

longer leg ---- x+3

hypotenus ---- x+6

x+x+3+x+6 = 36

3x = 27

x = 9

short leg = 9

longer leg = 12

hypotenuse = 15

check to make sure it is right-angled:

9^2 + 12^2 = 225

15^2 = 225

all is good.

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