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The length of the hypotenuse of a right triangle is 15 cm. The length of one leg is 9 cm. Find the length of the other leg.

A. 6cm

B. 12cm

C. 17cm ***My answer***

D. 144cm

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  1. No incorrect. Use a^2 + b^2 = c^2. C is the length of the hypotenuse. So solve for a or b. Plug in 9 as a or b and 12 as c then solve for the unknown

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  2. the answer is B. 12 cm
    :) hope i help!

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  3. Thankz

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  4. Two things to keep in mind:

    1. a 3 4 5 triangle is a right triangle. This is one
    3*3 , 4*3, 5*3

    2. The hypotenuse is ALWAYS the longest side of a right triangle.

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