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The length of the hypotenuse of a right triangle is 15 cm. The length of one leg is 9 cm. Find the length of the other leg.


6 cm
12 cm
17 cm
144 cm

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    a^2 + b^2 = c^2

    a^2 + 9^2 = 15^2

    Solve for a.

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    144 cm?

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