# A right triangle has a hypotenuse equal to 25 m and one leg equal to 17 m. What is the approximate value of the second leg of the triangle?

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1. ## Intermediate Algebra

One leg of a right triangle has a length of 5 m. The other sides have lengths that are consecutive integers. Find these lengths. The other leg is ____ m The length of the hypotenuse is ____ m Is my answer correct? The other leg is 12 m The hypotenuse is 13

2. ## Math HELP!

Sylvia made a poster shaped like the triangle shown below. The hypotenuse is 26in. one like is is 24 in. and the bottom leg is blank. What is the length of the the third side of the triangle? A. 10 in. B. 12 in. C. 14 in. D. 16 in. Is the answer D? Thank

3. ## trigonometry

one leg of the right triangle is 10 cm and the hypotenuse is 20 cm longer than the other leg.Find the lenght of the unknown sides.

4. ## math

5. Find the length of the hypotenuse of a right triangle with legs of 20 cm and 21 cm. 41 cm 841 cm 6 cm 29 cm 6. The length of the hypotenuse of a right triangle is 15 cm. The length of one leg is 9 cm. Find the length of the other leg. 6 cm 12 cm 17 cm

5. ## Algebra

Which statement about a right triangle is NOT true? A.) The hypotenuse is the longest side of the triangle. B.) The square of the hypotenuse is equal to the sum of the squares of the other two lengths. C.) The sum of the length of the two legs is equal to

6. ## Algebra

the longer legs of a right triangle is 20 cm more than twice the length of the shorter leg. The length of the hypotenuse is 22 cm more than twice the length of the shorter leg. Find the side lengths of the triangle

7. ## Math

Jeremy loves right triangles that have side length 1. In fact, he loves to combine them so that the hypotenuse of one becomes the leg of the next. If the longer leg of the first triangle is sqrt 11, what will be the hypotenuse of the 2014th triangle? I

8. ## math

The hypotenuse of a right triangle measures 10m. One leg of the triangle is 2m longer then the other. Find the lengths of the legs. How would you solve this equation?

9. ## Math 50

The shorter leg of a right triangle is 6 inches shorter than the longer leg. The hypotenuse is 6 inches longer than the longer leg. Find the side lengths of the triangle.

10. ## math

An isosceles right triangle has legs of equal length. If the hypotenuse is 22 inches long, find the length of each leg. Please help me on this problem so bad!!! I NEED AN ANSWER TO THIS PROBLEM IMMEDIATELY!!!! :(

11. ## Math

A toy manufacturer needs a piece of plastic in the shape of a right triangle with the longer leg 5cm more than the shorter leg and the hypotenuse 10 cm more than the shorter leg. How long should the sides of the triangles be?

12. ## Geometry

An isosceles right triangle has an area of 98cm squared. Find the length of each leg. The formula of finding the area of a triangle with one right angle is: (b x h)/2 You know that an isoceles triangles has two equal sides. Those equal sides are the base

13. ## Math

Each triangle is a 30-60-90 triangle, and the hypotenuse of one triangle is the longer leg of an adjacent triangle. The hypotenuse of the largest triangle is 8 centimeters. What is the number of centimeters in the length of the longer leg of the smallest

14. ## math

The shortest leg of a triangle is 2 inches shorter than the other leg. The hypotenuse of this triangle is 10 inches. What are the lengths of the two legs of this triangle?

15. ## Math

1) The hypotenuse of an isosceles right triangle is 8 cm longer than either of its legs. Note that an isosceles right triangle is a right triangle whose legs are the same length. Find the exact length of its legs and its hypotenuse. 2) The length of a

16. ## Algebra II

In a right triangle, the length of the longer leg is 7 more inches than the shorter leg. The length of the hypotenuse is 8 more inches than the length of the shorter leg. A). If the shorter leg is representd by x, write expressions for the longer leg and

The longer leg of a right triangle is 3 ft longer than three times the shorter leg. The hypotenuse is 3 ft shorter than four times the shorter leg. Find the lengths of the three sides of the right triangle. (Please provide steps/explanation to solve this

18. ## algebra

Please show solution to this problem. In triangle A, the longer leg is 6 more than the shorter leg and the hypotenuse is 6 more than the longer leg. Find the lengths of each side of this right triangle. Show all calculations. Short leg = _______ Long leg =

19. ## Algebra

A lot is in the shape of a right triangle. The shorter leg measures 90 meters. The hypotenuse is 30 meters longer than the length of the longer leg. How long is the longer leg?

20. ## math

The hypotenuse of a right triangle is 1 cm more than twice the shorter leg, and the longer leg is 9 cm less than three times the shorter leg. Find the lengths of the three sides of the triangle..

21. ## geometry

The triangles are similar. What is the value of x? Enter your answer in the box. x = two right triangles. the larger triangle has a long leg of 96 units, short leg of 28 units, and the hypotenuse is labeled 6 x plus 28. the smaller triangle has a long leg

22. ## Algebra

the length of the longer leg of a right triangle is 13 ft more than 3 times the length of the shorter leg. the length of the hypotenuse is 14 ft more than 3 times the length of the shorter leg. Find the side lengths of the triangle

23. ## Math

Find the length of the right triangle's other leg. Round to the nearest tenth. SHOW YOUR WORK. LEG=9ft HYPOTENUSE=12ft

24. ## math

Vista county is setting aside a large parcel of land to preserve it as open space. the county has hired Meghan's surveying firm to survey the parcel which is in the shape of a right triangle. the longer leg of the triangle measures 5 miles less than the

25. ## algebra

PLEASE HELP ASAP ? The hypotenuse of a right triangle is 5 ft long. The shorter leg is 1 ft shorter than the longer leg. Find the side lengths of the triangle. Length of the shorter leg: Length of the longer leg: Length of the hypotenuse:

26. ## algebra

The shorter leg of a right triangle is 8 ft shorter than the longer leg. The hypotenuse is 8 ft longer than the longer leg. Find the side lengths of the triangle. Length of the shorter leg: Length of the longer leg: Length of the hypotenuse:

27. ## math last question asap ples :P

Which of the images above represents a proof of the Pthagorean Theorem? Explain your choice, and them explain how the figure proves the Phythagoream Theorem. Figure A The hypotenuse of the right triangle is 64 units^2 One leg is 36 units^2 The bottom leg

28. ## Math

The length of the hypotenuse of a right triangle is 2m more than the longer leg. The longer leg is 7m longer than the shorter leg. Find the perimeter of the triangle. ( please explain as you go)

29. ## Algebra

The hypotenuse of a right triangle is 13 inches long. The shorter leg is 7 inches shorter than the longer leg. Find the side lengths of the triangle.

30. ## geometry

The hypotenuse of a right triangle is 25 cm long. One leg of the same triangle is 7 cm long. What is the length of the other leg? Explain how you found your answer.

31. ## geotrig

The hypotenuse of a right triangle is 6 more than the shorter leg. The longer leg is 3 more than the shorter leg. What is the measure of the shorter leg of the right triangle?

32. ## Geometry

Right triangle ABC has one leg of length 12 in and a hypotenuse of length 13 inch. A) Determine the length of the other leg B) Determine the perimeter of the triangle. C)Determine the area of the triangle. Must show work as well as answers for each of the

33. ## isosceles triangle

An isosceles triangle is a triangle that has two equal sides. Find AB, BC and AC. Determine if the triangle is isoseles or not based on the lengths of the three sides. can someone show me how to solve?please The triangle is isosceles if AB = BC, or BC =

34. ## bunn high

find the approximate length of the leg of a right triangle with one leg length 8 and hypotenuse lenth 19

35. ## Math

The shorter leg of a right triangle is 14 feet shorter than the longer leg. The hypotenuse is 26 feet. How long is each leg?

36. ## intermediate algebra

A right triangle has two legs and a hypotenuse. One leg of the triangle is 3 feet longer than the other leg. The hypotenuse is 15 feet. Find the length of each leg. I got 12 feet and the other leg is 9 feet Is this correct?

37. ## math

The longer leg of a right triangle is 3 more than the shorter leg. The Hypotenuse is 6 more than the shorter leg. If the perimeter of the triangle is 36, find the length of each side of the right triangle. [ Only an algebraic solution will be accepted ]

38. ## Algebra

In a right triangle the leg opposite to the acute angle of 30° is 7 in. Find the hypotenuse and other leg.

39. ## math

did i do this right? The hypotenuse of a 30 ¨C 60-90 right triangle measure 18cm. What are the lengths of the longer leg and shorter leg? i got -> 9 for the shorter leg and 9¡Ì3 -> 15.58845727 for the longer leg is that right?

40. ## math

A garden has the shape of a right triangle with one leg 3 meters longer tha the other. The hypotenuse is 3 meters less than twice the lenght of the shorter leg.

41. ## Algebra 2

The hypotenuse of a right triangle is 25m long. The length of one leg is 10m less than twice the other. Find the length of each leg. Can you tell me how to set this up? I can do the math from there.

42. ## math

the shorter leg of a right triangle is 9 inches shorter than the longer leg. the hypotenuse is 9 inches longer than the longer leg. find the side lengths of the triangle

43. ## Math Help

Which of the images above represents a proof of the Pthagorean Theorem? Explain your choice, and them explain how the figure proves the Phythagoream Theorem. Figure A The hypotenuse of the right triangle is 64 units^2 One leg is 36 units^2 The bottom leg

44. ## algebra

One more triangle question,please. In this triangle,the short leg is x and the longer leg is 1/2x + 11. If the hypotenuse is 2x + 1, what are the lengths of each side of this right triangle? Please show all calculations. Short leg = ______ Long leg =

45. ## maths

The two legs of a right triangle are equal and the square of its hypotenuse is 50 .find the length of each leg

46. ## math

Jeremy loves right triangles that have side length 1. In fact, he loves to combine them so that the hypotenuse of one becomes the leg of the next. He does this over and over to create beautiful pictures like this: ASY FAILED If the longer leg of the first

47. ## Calculus

A right triangle with hypotenuse y and equal legs of size x has a perimeter of 36m. Express the area of the triangle solely in terms of the hypotenuse y.

48. ## math/geometry

complete the statements: To find the length of the hypotenuse of a 45-45-90 triangle, multiply the length of one of the legs by:? Could the answer be .5??? to find the length of the shorter leg of a 30-60-90 triangle, multiply the length of the longer leg

49. ## MAT 150

A toy manufacture needs a piece of plastic in the shape of a right triangle with the longer leg 4 cm more than the shorter leg and the hypotenuse 8 cm more than the shorter leg how long should the sides of the triangle be

50. ## Math word problem

The hypotenuse of a right triangle is 22 m long. The length of one leg is 10 m less than the other. Find the lengths of the legs. I have so far let one leg be x the other leg will be x-10 x^2 +(x-10)^2=22^2 x^2+x^2-20x+100=484

51. ## geometry

Jim has put a fence along the side AC of the triangular patch of land shown below. A right angle triangle ABC is shown having length of one leg equal to 6 meters. The measure of angle ABC is 90 degrees. A fence is shown on the hypotenuse of the triangle.

52. ## Math

The longer leg of a triangle is one foot less than twice the shorter leg. The hypotenuse is 17 feet long. Find the area of the triangle.

53. ## Trigonometric functions

1)I have a right triangle. the hypotenuse is 7 the opposite leg is x and an angle is 32. Which equation can be used to find x? A)sin32=x/7 B)cot32=7/x C)tan32=x/7 D)cos32=x/7 I chose D 2)A right triangle 26 is the hypotenuse,opposite leg is 15. Find A to

54. ## Algebra

The flower garden has the shape of a right triangle. 5ft of a perennial border forms the hypotenuse of the triangle, and one leg is 1ft longer than the other leg.Find the lengths of the legs.

55. ## Geometry

One leg of a right triangle is 6 ft long. The hypotenuse is 12 ft long. What is the length of the second leg of the triangle? Round to the nearest tenth. a)10.4 ft b)9.6 ft c)6.9 ft d)13.5 ft*** I believe the answer is d, but can someone check it for me?

56. ## geometry

If the smaller leg of a 30-60-90 triangle is 4 m, what are the lengths of the longer leg and the hypotenuse?

57. ## Algebra 1

A right triangle has 1 leg that is 2" longer than the other leg. the length of the hypotenuse is sqrt 130" Find lengths of legs 0=2x^+4x-126

58. ## algebra

what is x short leg for right triangle when given long leg b is 1/2x +11 when given hypotenuse c is 2x + 1 i put (-1/2x + 11) +(2x + 1) = x and came out with 20 but that did not work out when squared A + b = C. I estimated x/a = 8, then b = 15 and c = 17

59. ## algebra

the larger leg of a right triangle is 7ft longer than its samller leg. the hypotenuse is 1ft longer than the larger leg. how many feet long is the samller leg?

60. ## Geometry/Algebra

The segments formed by the altitude to the hypotenuse of a right triangle are 8 and 10. Find the shorter leg of that triangle. Help please! I am confused on which formula to use or if I should use the Pythagorean Theorem.

61. ## Math

If the hypotenuse of a triangle is 15 yds, and one leg is 12 yds, what is the length of the other leg? Also how do you find the answer

62. ## math

i have trouble finding the answer to this and how to srt. there is a square and i havbe to find the area. HOweever inside the square is a triangle. the base of the triangle is 3 and the leg is 7. no height is given. plz help. Is this a right triangle? Is

63. ## math

A right triangle has a hypotenuse equal to 25 m and one leg equal to 17 m. What is the approximate value of the second leg of the triangle?

64. ## Math

Finding missing measure of similar triangle . 1st triangle has leg AB 3cm leg bc 9cm hypotenuse ac ? 2nd triangle has Leg DE ? Hypotenuse EF 12cm and Leg DF is 10cm What is AC?What is DE

65. ## 8th Grade pre Algebra : HELP!

I usually don't post questions on here but Hell, I mind as well go for it. I was sick and now I'm behind, confused, and failing so any help is much appreciated. 3. Which number is equal to 5^3? A. 15 B. 100 C. 125 D. 150 4. What is the squaee root of 25/64

66. ## Geometry

I need help in this problem: A 14-foot ladder is leaning against a house so that its top touches the top of the wall. the bottom of the ladder is 8 feet away from the wall. which of these can be used to find the height of the wall? A. in a right triangle

67. ## math

I have 14 questions and I was wondering if someone could check my answers. This is a do or die situation. If I don't get an A, I may not get to graduate. I really appreciate you taking your time to double check theses for me. Thanks if you do. I know its a

68. ## Algebra 2 Honors

Hi, I'd like some help with one of the questions on my math homework. It has to do with a right triangle. I'm not sure how to set it up or if I should use the pythagorean theorem. This is the question: Vista county is setting aside a large parcel of land

69. ## Geometry

Which is the hypotenuse-leg theorem? A. If the hypotenuse and one leg of a right triangle are similar to the corresponding parts of another right triangle, then the triangles are congruent. B. If the hypotenuse is congruent to the corresponding part of

70. ## intermediate algebra

A right triangle has two legs and a hypotenuse. One leg of the triangle is 3 feet longer than the other leg. The hypotenuse is 15 feet. Find the length of each leg. I got 12 feet and the other leg is 9 feet Is this correct?

71. ## hypothenuse

The length of the shorter leg of a 30°-60°-90° triangle is equal to 6 inches. What is the length of its hypotenuse

72. ## math

the hypotenuse of a right triangle is 3 less than 4 times the shortest leg. if the longest leg is 24cm, how long is the hypotenuse

73. ## Pythagoras therem

the two legs of a right angled triangle are equal in length and the square of the length of its hypotenuse is 72cm find the length of each leg.

74. ## Math

Right Triangle one leg is 400ft. long. The hypotenuse of the triangle is 200ft. longer than the other leg. What is the dimensions of this triangle?

75. ## GEOMETRY

A right triangle has perimeter equal to 198 and area equal to 1386. What is the length of the hypotenuse?

76. ## Geometrey

A right triangle has perimeter equal to 80 and hypotenuse equal to 34. What is the area of the triangle?

77. ## Algebra

The hypotenuse of a right triangle is 5cm long. One leg is 3cm longer than the other leg. Find the dimensions of the shorter leg. (give your answer in radical form)

78. ## Algebra II

If one leg of a right triangle is 5 times the square root of 3 centimeters, and the hypotenuse is 2 more than the other leg, what is the length of the other leg? While it does say please show my work, I literally have NO idea how to solve this, and this is

79. ## Geometry

The altitude to the hypotenuse of a right triangle ABC divides the hypotenuse into 12mm and 16mm segments. Find the lengths of each of the following. A. The altitude to the hypotenuse B. The shorter leg of angle ABC C. The longer leg of angle ABC

80. ## Math Algebra

The length of the hypotenuse of a right triangle is 30 m. The length of one leg is 20 cm. Find the length of the other leg. Round your answer to the nearest tenth I know how to do hypotenuse but this doesn't seem to work out...help please

81. ## MATH MS.SUE HELP PLEASE!

Could somebody help me I don't understand any of this. Could someone show me or tell me how to work the problems? 1. Find the length of the hypotenuse of a right triangle with the legs of 9cm and 12cm A.8 B.21 C.15 D.225 2.The length of a hypotenuse of a

82. ## Evaluation-repost

Reposting because it has gone down to the second page! Evaluate 1. sin(tan inverse sqrt(x^2-2x)) 2. tan (sec inverse 3y) For 1. draw a right triangle and label the opposite leg sqrt(x^2-2x), the adjacent side 1 and the hypotenuse x-1. Do the calculations

83. ## gemoetry word question

can someone tell me the missing leg of the right triangle if 10 is the other leg and 26 is the hypotenuse its 16 "confused gurl" is indeed confused a^2 + 10^2 = 26^2 a^2 = 676-100 a^2=576 a=24 Your triangle is simply a multiple of one of the basic

84. ## Geometry

How would one solve similar right triangles if the first triangle has y and x as legs and a (altitude) as hypotenuse, and the second triangle has one leg of 50, the other is a, and the hypotenuse is 100. I solved for a, and it came out to be 86.6? Is this

85. ## math

The shorter leg of a 30°–60°–90° triangle is 10. What are the lengths of the longer leg and the hypotenuse, to the nearest tenth?

86. ## math

if the median to the hypotenuse of a right triangle measures 25 and a leg 14, find the measure of the other leg

87. ## math

Help me I am lost? I do not even know where to start: The shorter leg of a 30°–60°–90° triangle is 12. What are the lengths of the longer leg and the hypotenuse, to the nearest tenth?

88. ## Integral calculus

The length of each leg of an isosceles right triangle is increase at the rate of 2 mm/s. How fast is the hypotenuse increasing at the moment when each leg is 10 mm?

89. ## geometry

The hypotenuse of a right triangle is 8cm and one leg is 6cm. Find the length of the other leg. How did my teacher end up with 2 x square root of 7?

90. ## Math

The ratio of a triangle's sides is 4:3:6. If the length of the hypotenuse is 1/4, what is the value of the length of the short leg of the triangle subtracted from the length of the long leg of the triangle? Help please?

91. ## Math

Skip to the ending for a summary of answers, Please correct me if I'm wrong as I want to make sure everyone who sees this gets 100%, 1: Find the length of the missing side of the right triangle. [ 1 Point ] [ A-Leg: 8 cm | B-Leg: 15 cm ] A. 289 cm. B. 17

92. ## MATH (factors and product)

The hypotenuse of a right triangle is 27.5cm. If one leg is 22cm then the other leg is?

93. ## GEOMETRY

I'm working on a story problem that is using 30-60-90 triangles. I have to solve for the hypotenuse. The long leg is 6 feet. So, short leg would be 6 = x square root of 3 /3...Then I'm stuck. I know the hypotenuse is dbl the short leg

94. ## math

If the short leg of a 30-60-90 right triangle is 2 feet. What is the long leg and the hypotenuse? My answer: Long leg = 2 feet Hypotenuse = 4 feet

95. ## Algebra

Hi. 1. I have a right triangle here. I know that I am to use the Pythagorean Theorem: a^2 + b^2 = c^2. In this case, side a is (x + 4) and b is x. The hypotenuse is 4 + (x + 4) So here we have the equation: (x + 4)^2 + x^2 = 4 + (x + 4)^2. I need to find

96. ## Calculus

In a right triangle, if one leg (adjacent to 90 degrees) is 10cm, which is increasing at the speed of 2cm/s; and another leg is 24 cm, which is decreasing at 2cm/s. how fast is the hypotenuse changing at this time?

97. ## Geometry

Find the value of x and y in a right triangle. The hypotenuse has a length of 12 and 6. Y is on the leg and x is in the inside of the triangle on the altitude.

98. ## Trig

Its a 30-60-90 triangle there's a line in the center that= 10 a. What is the length of the hypotenuse of triangle ABC? b. What is the length of the shorter leg of triangle ABC? c. What is the length of the longer leg of triangle ABC?

99. ## Math - Geometry

Two right triangles are touching at the tips. The left triangle has the 90 degree angle to the bottom left, and 33 degrees on the bottom right. Based on this info, the other angle is 57 degrees. The right triangle has the right angle given, but it is on

100. ## physics

A particular person’s lower leg is 59 cm long and has a mass of 8.0 kg. If allowed to swing freely, with what time period would the leg swing? (Treat the leg as a simple pendulum with length equal to half the leg length and all the leg’s mass