gemoetry word question
posted by mike .
can someone tell me the missing leg of the right triangle if 10 is the other leg and 26 is the hypotenuse
its 16
"confused gurl" is indeed confused
a^2 + 10^2 = 26^2
a^2 = 676100
a^2=576
a=24
Your triangle is simply a multiple of one of the basic rightangled triangles, the 5,12,13 combination.
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