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.

  1. 👍 0
  2. 👎 0
  3. 👁 72
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.

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Response

Similar Questions

  1. geometry

    Parallelogram has sides with lengths of 10 centimeters and 20 centimeters, What is the height in centimeters?

    asked by Ann on February 5, 2011
  2. Unknown

    Carl is asked to draw a triangle with the following specifications: -all sides have whole number lengths in centimeters -the sum of the lengths of the two shortest sides equals 9 centimeters -when the side lengths are placed in

    asked by Unknown on April 7, 2016
  3. math

    The Pythagorean Theorem for right triangles states that if a and b are the lengths of the legs of a right triangle and c is the length of the hypotenuse, then a2 C b2 D c2

    asked by Anonymous on October 2, 2011
  4. calculus

    hey can someone help me with these i need help Consider the curve given by x2 + sin(xy) + 3y2 = C, where C is a constant. The point (1, 1) lies on this curve. Use the tangent line approximation to approximate the y-coordinate when

    asked by hassan on December 17, 2016
  5. Width of a square

    A rectangle has an area of 45 square centimeters and a length of 10 centimeters. What is the width of the rectangle? 55 centimeters 35 centimeters 4.5 centimeters 3.5 centimeters (my answer)

    asked by Sara on October 31, 2014
  6. Math

    Find a hypo tennis of the right triangle with legs of 9 centimeters and 12 centimeters 8 21*** 15 225

    asked by Lexi-girl on November 20, 2017
  7. find the height

    A paper cone cup beside a water cooler has a diameter of 6 centimeters and a slant length of 9 centimeters. What is the approximate height,h, of the cup? A 3 radical 5 centimeters B 6 radical 2 centimeters C 3 radical 10

    asked by Anonymous on April 15, 2015
  8. geometry

    Two sides of scalene triangle ABC measure 3 centimeters and 5 centimeters. How many different whole centimeter lengths are possible for the third side?

    asked by itrixie on August 16, 2014
  9. math

    A pedestal in a craft store is in the shape of a triangular prism. The bases are right triangles with side lengths of 12 centimeters, 16 centimeters, and 20 centimeters. The store owner wraps a piece of rectangular cloth around

    asked by Eli on April 23, 2015
  10. math

    A rectangle has side lengths of 5 centimeters and 3 centimeters. if the side lengths are doubled, will the area also doubal? Explain

    asked by Dave on April 23, 2014

More Similar Questions