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The hypotenuse (side C) of a triangle is 13 inches long. Which of the following pairs of measurements could be correct for the lengths of the other two sides of the triangle? (Note: N + 82 =C2)

A. 2.5 inches,4 inches

B. 2.5 inches, 6 inches

C.5inches, 8inches

D.5inches, 12inches

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There are several standard right triangles with integer sides. It will help a lot if you just learn them -- they turn up often in problems, and it's nice not to have to do the calculations every time.

3-4-5
5-12-13
8-15-17
7-24-25

and multiples of those values

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Thank you!

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5 inches, 12 inches

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D. 5 inches, 12 inches

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