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Right Triangle one leg is 400ft. long. The hypotenuse of the triangle is 200ft. longer than the other leg. What is the dimensions of this triangle?

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let the other leg be x , where x is in hundred of feet (I am avoiding large numbers)

x^2 + 4^2 = (x+2)^2
x^2 + 16 = x^2 + 4x + 4
4x = 12
x=3 ----> 300 ft
So the sides are 200, 300 and 500

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