intermediate algebra

A right triangle has two legs and a hypotenuse. One leg of the triangle is 3 feet longer than the other leg. The hypotenuse is 15 feet. Find the length of each leg.

I got

12 feet and the other leg is 9 feet

Is this correct?

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  1. 15^2=12^2+9^2
    225=144+81
    225=225

    you are correct

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    posted by gondy

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