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Two of the sides of a right angled triangle are 5m nd 12m.find the length of the third side(there are two possible answers)

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  1. the 5-12-13 right triangle is one of the most commonly used ones.

    So, you have a 5m-12m-13m triangle.

    Or, you may have one with sides

    5m,√119 m,12m

    but usually the hypotenuse is not called one of the "sides" in a right triangle.

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