algebra math, 8th grade

If a right triangle has one leg measuring 27 inches and one leg measuring 22 inches, what is the length of the hypotenuse?

a. 35
b. 16
c. 7
d. 5

I got b. Is this correct? Please correct me (without cheating, okay?) if I am not! Thanks.

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  1. the hypotenuse is the LONGEST side

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  2. Oh, dear, thanks. I always forget that. I have a horrible memory, haha!

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  3. or you can just say a.35

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