# geometry

a right traingle has legs of lengths 3 centimeters and 5 centimeters. Use the pythagorean theorem to find the area of a square drwan on the hypotenuse of the triangle.

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asked by Andrew
1. Pythagorean theorem: a^2 + b^2 = c^2

9 + 25 = ?
c = ?

Area of a square: A = 4s

If you post your answer, we'll be glad to check it.

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