math
posted by devin .
one side of a right triangle has 2cm less than the hypothuse, and 7cm more than the third side
what is the lenghnt of each side

math 
PsyDAG
The one side = s, other side = s7, hypotenuse = s+2
Use Pythagorean theorem.
s^2 + (s7)^2 = (s+2)^2
Solve for s and then the other sides.
I hope this helps.
Respond to this Question
Similar Questions

algebra
the perimeter of a triangle is 205. one side is 10 longer than the shortest side. the third side is 5 less than twice the shortest side.how long is each side 
IRSC
the sum of the lengths of any two sides of a triangle must be greater than the third side. If a triangle has one side that 17 inches and a second side that is 1 inch less than twice the thrid side, what are the possible lengths for … 
Math
One side of the triangle is 2cm longer than the second side. The third is 3/5 as long as the first side. If the perimeter of the triangle is 24cm, Find the lengths of the three sides. 
math
the sum of the lenths of any two sides of a triangle must be greater than the third side. if a triangle has one side that is 17 cm and a second side that is 4cm less than twice the third side, what are the possible lenths for the second … 
math
One side of triangle is onethird the longest side. The third side is 13 feet less than the longest side. The perimeter is 106. Find all three sides. 
Math help!
Which of the triangles described in the table is a right triangle. Table Triangle Q, Side 1=25 Side 2=10 Side 3=15. Triangle R, Side 1=26 Side 2=20 Side 3=46. Triangle S, Side 1=25 Side 2=20 Side 3=1,025. Triangle T, Side 1=25 Side … 
Math
Which of the triangles described in the table is a right triangle. Table Triangle Q, Side 1=25 Side 2=10 Side 3=15. Triangle R, Side 1=26 Side 2=20 Side 3=46. Triangle S, Side 1=25 Side 2=20 Side 3=1,025. Triangle T, Side 1=25 Side … 
Algebra
The second side is 10 more than the third side and the first side is 6 less than the third side. What are the sides of the triangle if the perimeter is 64yd? 
Math
Four balances are shown where the two sides of each contain exactly the same amount of weight. The first balance has 4 squares, 1 triangle and 1 ball on the left side, right side has 2 diamonds. The second balance has 1 triangle and … 
Math(Please Help Assignment Due Today)
Four balances are shown where the two sides of each contain exactly the same amount of weight. The first balance has 4 squares, 1 triangle and 1 ball on the left side, right side has 2 diamonds. The second balance has 1 triangle and …