Math

posted by .

If one leg of a right triangle is 8 inches long, and the other leg is 12 inches long. How many inches long is the triangles hypotenuse?

  • Math -

    Pythagorean theorem

    A^2 + B^2 = Hyp.^2

    8^2 + 12^2 = Hyp.^2

    I'll let you do the calculations.

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. Math

    Did I do this right? The shorter leg of a 30°- 60°- 90° right triangle is 7.5 inches. How long is the longer leg and the hypotenuse?
  2. Math: Pre-Calc

    A right triangle has hypotenuse 5 inches long. Its area is 4 square inches. How long are the other sides?
  3. math

    Xavier's dining room table was unstable because one leg was shorter than the others. He placed a 7/8 inch thick piece of wood under the short leg, and it became even with the other legs, which are 18 3/4 inches long. How many inches …
  4. math

    A carpebter is making a brace in the shape of a right triangle. The hyp. is 41 inches long. The longer leg will be 31 inches longer than the shorter leg. Write a quadriatic equation that models the situation.
  5. Algebra

    one leg of a right triangle is 9 inches shorter than the other leg. the hypotenuse is 45 inches long how long is the shorter of the legs?
  6. Summer Creek

    An isosceles triangle has legs that are each x inches long a base that is y inches long. The perimeter of this triangle is 38 inches. The base is 8 inches shorter than the length of a leg.
  7. math

    The hypotenuse of a triangle is 13 inches long. Which of the follwoing pairsof measurements could be correct for the lengths of the other two sides of triangle: a:2.5 and 4 inches, b:2.5 and 6 inches,c:5 and 8 inches,d:5 and 12 inches
  8. contemporary math

    suppose that the length of one leg of a right triangle is 2 inches less than the length of the other leg.the length of hypotenuse is 10 inches.find the length of each leg.
  9. Algebra

    The hypotenuse of a right triangle is 13 inches long. The shorter leg is 7 inches shorter than the longer leg. Find the side lengths of the triangle.
  10. Geometry

    Please check my answers 1. A triangle has side lengths of 34 in, 20 in, and 47 in. Is the triangle acute, obtuse or right?

More Similar Questions