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Find the perimeter and area of a right triangle if the shortest side is 20 mm. and the longest side is 52 mm.

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  1. Longest side is hypotenuse. Use Pythagorean theorem.

    20^2 + x^2 = 52^2

    Solve for x and add the three sides for perimeter.

    Area of triangle = 1/2 20x = 10x = ?

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