# math

find the perimeter and area of a right triangle if 1 leg measures 10 ft. and the other leg measures 24ft. show all work please.

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asked by jenna
1. a right triangle has to be 90 degrees right?

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posted by jenna
2. Right, so you can use Pythagorean theorem to find the hypotenuse.

10^2 + 24^2 = h^2

I'll let you do the rest of the work.

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