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The lengths of the sides of a right triangle are a and b, and the hypotenuse is c. Find the area of the triangle.

b = 2 in.; c = 6 in.
A = sq. in.
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  • geometry -

    a^2 + b^2 = c^2

    a^2 + 2^2 = 6^2

    a^2 + 4 = 36

    a^2 = 32

    a = 5.6569 = base

    A = bh/2

    A = (2 * 5.6569) / 2

    A = 5.6569

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