# 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

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1. ## Trigonometry

The hypotenuse of a right triangle is 34cm. find the length of the two legs, if one leg is 14cm longer than the other.

2. ## 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

3. ## math

If the length of the shorter leg of a right triangle is 5 cm and the length of the hypotenuse is 13 cm, find the length of the longer leg.

4. ## 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

5. ## i need help on this plz

the shortest side on a isosceles triangle is 2x-3 inches long. the two longer sides are 6 inches longer than the shortest side.the perimeter of the triangle is 33 inches. what is the length of each of the longer sides of the triangle

6. ## 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

7. ## 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!!!! :(

8. ## 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?

9. ## 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

10. ## 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?

11. ## Algebra, URGENT!!!

1) The first leg of a right triangle is 6 cm longer than its second leg. If the hypotenuse has a length of 8 cm, find the exact lengths of the two legs. First Leg: Second Leg: 2) The length of a rectangle is 10 m longer than its width and the area of the

12. ## 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

13. ## 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?

14. ## 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.

15. ## 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:

16. ## 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?

17. ## 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:

18. ## Math

PLEASE HELP I REALLY NEED IT!! A rectangular box is 8 inches in length, 3 inches in width, and 5 inches in height. The figure shows a rectangular box of length 8 inches, width 3 inches, and height 5 inches. The diagonal of this rectangular box is the

19. ## 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?

20. ## Math

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. A. 6cm B. 12cm C. 17cm ***My answer*** D. 144cm

21. ## Algebra

How do I solve: One leg of a right triangle is 4 m longer than the other. If the length of the hypotenuse is 18 m, how long are the other two legs?

22. ## Geometry

Please check my answers 1. A triangle has side lengths of 34 in, 20 in, and 47 in. Is the triangle acute, obtuse or right? a. Right b. Obtuse* c. Acute 2. Quilt squares are cut on the diagonal to form triangular quilt pieces. The hypotenuse of the

23. ## 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.

24. ## Algebra Homework, HELP!

1) A rectangle has an area of 297 square inches and a width which is three inches less than four times the length. Find the length and the width of the rectangle. 2) Let x represent the length of the shorter leg in a right triangle. If the longer leg is 1

25. ## math

The shortest side of an isosceles triangle is labeled, in inches, in the triangle below. The two longer sides are 6 inches longer than the shortest side. The perimeter of the triangle is 33 inches. Picture shows an isosceles triangle with 2x-3 under it

26. ## 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

27. ## algebra

A garden has the shape of a right triangle with one leg 8 meters longer than the other. The hypotenuse is 8 meters less than twice the length of the shorter leg. What is the length of the shorter​ leg?

28. ## Algebra

If a right triangle has one leg measuring 27 inches and one leg measuring 22 inches, what is the length of the hypotenuse to the nearest inch?

29. ## 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

30. ## 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..

31. ## 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?

32. ## math

Base of a triangle is 12 inches longer than twice the length of altitude x. Write polynomial area of triangle.

33. ## Math

The length of the hypotenuse of a right triangle is 26 cm. The length of one leg is 24 cm. Find the length of the other leg. 2cm 10cm 35cm** 50cm

34. ## Math

Two legs of a right triangle are 3 inches and 4 inches long. What is the length of the longer leg of a similar right triangle if its shorter leg is 102 inches long?

35. ## 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

36. ## 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.

37. ## 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

38. ## 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

39. ## Trig

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? angle A=60, angle B=30, angle C=90 the triangle has a height of 10

40. ## geometry

if the lengths of the sides of one triangle are 2 inches 5 inches and 7 inches respectively in the shortest leg of a similar triangle is 4 inches what is the perimeter of the second triangle in inches?

41. ## Summer Creek

An isosceles triangle has legs that are each x inches long a base that is y inches long. The perimeter of this triangle is 38 inches. The base is 8 inches shorter than the length of a leg.

42. ## MATH help me pls :D

Find the length of the missing leg of a right triangle given a leg of length 15 and a hypotenuse of length 17. Leave your answer in simplest radical form.

43. ## 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

44. ## math

One leg of a right triangle is 3cm more than half the length of the other leg.the area of the triangle is 54cm^2. How long are each of the legs.

45. ## geometry

A triangle is made of wood sticks of lengths 8, 15 and 17 inches joined end-to-end. Pieces of the same integral length are cut from each of the sticks so that the three remaining pieces can no longer form a triangle. How many inches are in the length of

46. ## 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)

47. ## math

A carpebter is making a brace in the shape of a right triangle. The hyp. is 41 inches long. The longer leg will be 31 inches longer than the shorter leg. Write a quadriatic equation that models the situation.

48. ## Math

Did I do this right? The shorter leg of a 30°- 60°- 90° right triangle is 7.5 inches. How long is the longer leg and the hypotenuse? 1) The longer side: 7.5/Sin 60 =b/Sin 30 4.208723391 inches Hypotneuse: 8.6 inches

49. ## 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

Jane's garden is in the shape of a right triangle. One leg of the right triangle is longer than the other leg. The area of the garden is 63 square meters. What is the length of the longer leg?

51. ## Math

Jane's garden is in the shape of a right triangle. One leg of the right triangle is longer than the other leg. The area of the garden is 63 square meters. What is the length of the longer leg?

52. ## math right triangle

the hypotenuse of a right triangle is 1 inch longer than one leg and 8 inches longer than the other. Find the length of each side of the triangle. Let l1, l2 be the legs. l1^2 + l2^2 = h^2 but h= l1+1 and h= l2 + 8 solve these for l1, l2, put them in the

53. ## 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 ]

54. ## 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 =

55. ## Math

The length of one leg of a right triangle is 8ft. The length of the hypothenuse is 2feet longer than the other leg. Find the length of the hypothenuse and the other leg. The length of the hypothenuse is _______ ft. The length of the other leg is

56. ## contemporary math

suppose that the length of one leg of a right triangle is 2 inches less than the length of the other leg.the length of hypotenuse is 10 inches.find the length of each leg.

57. ## 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?

58. ## Math

A room is in the shape of a right triangle. The hypotenuse is 8 meters longer than the short leg and the long leg is 4 meters longer than the short leg. Find the length of each side. (ok, now how can it be done if I change each side to cm and km, then ft

59. ## 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 =

60. ## 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

61. ## 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

62. ## Geometry

The length of the longer leg of a 30-60-90 triangle is 24 feet. How do I find the length of the hypotenuse of the triangle? The answer must be a radical in simplest form.

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

64. ## Math

To find the length of the longer leg of a 30°–60°–90° triangle, multiply the length of the shorter leg by _______. To find the length of the shorter leg of a 30°– 60°– 90° triangle, multiply the length of the longer leg by _______.

65. ## 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?

66. ## 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?

67. ## 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

68. ## 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?

69. ## 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

70. ## 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?

71. ## 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

72. ## 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?

73. ## 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.

74. ## Help: geometry

The length of the longer leg of a 30°– 60°– 90° triangle with hypotenuse length 4 is _____ I do not understand how to figure this out.

75. ## algebra

The base of an isosceles triangle and one of its legs have lengths that have consecutive integers. The leg is longer than the base. The perimeter of the triangle is 20. Find the length of each side of the triangle. *Please help me- I am having a really bad

76. ## 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)

77. ## Geometry ASAP

What is the length of the hypotenuse of a 30-60-90 triangle with a longer leg of length 16m?

78. ## 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.

79. ## 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

80. ## algebra math, 8th grade

If a right triangle has one leg measuring 27 inches and one leg measuring 22 inches, what is the length of the hypotenuse? a. 35 b. 16 c. 7 d. 5 I got b. Is this correct? Please correct me (without cheating, okay?) if I am not! Thanks.

81. ## 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

82. ## trig

a right triangle contains a 25 angle. if me leg is of length 5 inches what is the length of the hypotenuse

83. ## 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

84. ## calculus

find derivative y= 3x^5-6x^3/7secx find dy/dx * xcosy= 5( y+cosx) * X^5-Y^3+8XY=466 * A RIGHT TRIANGLE HAS LEGS OF LENGTH 15M AND 7M. THE 7M LEG IS NOT CHANGING. 15M LEG IS GETTING LONGER AT RATE OF 8M PER SECOND. SO WHAT IS RATE OF CHANGE OF THE

85. ## math

Find x (the longer leg of the right triangle). the shorter leg is 18 m and the tip is at 34 degrees

86. ## Math Help

A right triangle has a leg B of length 7 and a hypotenuse of length 11. What is the length of the other leg A? Round to the nearest tenth, if necessary. A. 2.0 B. 8.5 C. 13.0 D. 9.6 Please help, I was gone for this lesson, just need someone to explain how

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. ## 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?

89. ## 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

90. ## math

One leg of a right triangle is 3cm more than half the length of the other leg.the area of the triangle is 54cm^2. How long are each of the legs.

91. ## 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

92. ## geometry

leg xy of the right triangle is twice as long as leg yz. if the area of the triangle is 36cm to the second power what is the length icm of xy?

93. ## 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

94. ## algebra

The length of the hypotenuse of a right triangle is 13 cm. The length of one leg is 5 cm. Find the length of the other leg. a. 8 cm b. 21 cm c. 15 cm d. 225 cm I got 15, but can someone check my answers? Thanks!

95. ## geometry

a right triangle has a hypotenuse of length 25 and a leg length of 15. what is the length of the other leg? if necessary, round you answer to two decimal places

96. ## Math

the perimeter of an equilateral triangle is 50 inches longer than the length of one side. What is the length of one of the sides?

97. ## 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

98. ## math

Which of the images above represent a proof of the Pythagorean Theorem? Explain your choice, and then explain how the figure proves the Pythagorean Theorem. Figure A: Leg a= 9 units (length) Leg b= 36 units (bottom) Leg c= 64 units (diagonal length) Figure

99. ## geometry

One leg of an isosceles right triangle measures 5 inches. Rounded to the nearest tenth, what is the approximate length of the hypotenuse?

100. ## 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.