# Geometry

In right triangle ABC, the median to the hypotenuse has length 15 units and the altitude to the hypotenuse has length 12 units. What is the legth of the shorter leg of triangle ABC?

1. Use Pythagorean theorum.

15^2 = 12^2 + x^2

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2. IN ISOSCELES RIGHT TRIANGLE ACB ABOVE IS X=4, WHAT IS THE LENGTH OF Y/

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3. IN ISOSCELES RIGHT TRIANGLE ACB ABOVE IS X=4, WHAT IS THE LENGTH OF Y?

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