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A right triangle has two legs and a hypotenuse. One leg of the triangle is 3 feet longer than the other leg. The hypotenuse is 15 feet. Find the length of each leg.

I got

12 feet and the other leg is 9 feet

Is this correct?

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    Yes

    did you solve (x+3)^2 + x^2 = 225 ?

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    yes. thanks

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