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The hypotenuse of a right triangle is 29.0 centimeters. The length of one of its legs is 20.0 centimeters. What is the length of the other leg?

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    X^2 + Y^2 = (29)^2.
    (20)^2 + Y^2 = 841.
    Y^2 = 841 - 400 = 441.
    Y = 21 cm.

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