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Right triangle PQR with the right angle at Q has one side measuring 46 feet and the hypotenuse
measuring 54 feet. Find the other side as a radical in simplified radical form and to the nearest tenth.

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asked by Samantha
  1. just use the Pythagorean Theorem:

    √(54^2-46^2) = √800 = √(400*2) = 20√2 = 28.3

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    posted by Steve

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