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Quilt squares are cut on the diagonal to form triangular quilt pieces. The hypotenuse of the resulting triangles is 16 inches long. What is the side length of each piece?

A) 8 in
B) 8√3 in
C) 16√2 in
D) 8√2 in

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  1. s^2 + s^2 = 16^2
    2s^2 = 16^2
    s = 16/√2
    so, which choice is equal to that?

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