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Asked Dec 22, 2019
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The hypotenuse of a right triangle is sqrt(74) ft and the sum of the lengths of the legs is 12 ft. Find the lengths of the legs.

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Let a and b are length of the legs. Pythagorean Theorem: a? + b? = 74. That is, Now, (a+b) = a + b² + 2ab (12) = 74 + 2ab 70 = 2ab 35 a

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