Pythagorean Theorem

Shawn is building a wheelchair ramp onto his porch. If the porch is 36 inches high and Shawn wants the ramp to start 48 inches from the porch, how long does the ramp need to be?

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  1. hint: 36=12*3 and 48=12*4

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