# intermediate algebra

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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?

• intermediate algebra -

15^2=12^2+9^2
225=144+81
225=225

you are correct

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