Posted by **victoria** on Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 12:24pm.

Find the length of the hypotenuse of a right triangle with legs of 9 cm and 12 cm.

a) 8 cm

b) 21 cm

c) 15 cm

d) 225 cm

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**Jai**, Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 12:29pm
Use the pythagorean theorem:

c^2 = a^2 + b^2

where

c = hypotenuse

a = one leg

b = the other leg

In the problem,

a = 9

b = 12

Now solve for c using the equation above.

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**im just a girl that has no friends**, Monday, November 9, 2015 at 4:50pm
i need help but on one helps me with my math ugh

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**im just a girl that has no friends**, Monday, November 9, 2015 at 4:50pm
its C

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