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The flower garden has the shape of a right triangle. 5ft of a perennial border forms the hypotenuse of the triangle, and one leg is 1ft longer than the other leg.Find the lengths of the legs.

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    a^2+b^2=C^2
    x^2+(x+1)^2=5^2
    the other legs are 3ft and 4ft

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