Using the Pythagorean Theorem, find the length of a leg of a right triangle if the other leg is 8 feet long and the hypotenuse is 10 feet long.
A. 6
B. 12.81
C. 4v 41
D. 36

a^2+b^2=c^2... a^2+8^2=10^2... a^2+ 64=100... a^2+64-64=100-64... a^2=36... the square root of 36=6. The lenth of the leg is 6 feet.

debnjerry|Points 43411|

chrisbchicken|Points 131|

Frankie17851|Points 3171|

sharpies|Points 8747|

jher000|Points 7981|

emem0910|Points 235|

migzptz|Points 7342|

Expert answered|migzptz|Points 7342|

Question

Asked 1/29/2013 10:41:01 AM

0 Answers/Comments

Rating

There are no new answers.

17,602,151 questions answered

S

R

L

1

1

P

C

1

P

1

1

L

P

C

P

C

1

P

C

L

P

C

1

P

C

P

C

P

C

L

Points 3316 [Total 27714]| Ratings 8| Comments 3236| Invitations 0|Offline

There are no comments.