Math 8th Grade

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Jane's garden is in the shape of a right triangle. One leg of the right triangle is longer than the other leg. The area of the garden is 63 square meters. What is the length of the longer leg?

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    there are many possible answers here.
    one answer could be the length of longer = 14 m and shorter = 9 m
    it can also be longer = 18 m and shorter = 7 m
    .. i think you forgot an information in the problem,..

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