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Asked Nov 26, 2019
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The length of one leg of a right triangle is 1 m shorter than the other. If the hypotenuse is 5m long, what are the lengths of the sides?

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Expert Answer

Step 1

Given, the length of one leg of a right triangle is 1 m shorter than the other and  the hypotenuse is 5m long.

Step 2

Let, the longer leg of the right triangle is = x m

So, the shorter length of the right triangle is = (x-1) m

Step 3

By using the Pythago...

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15
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A
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(hyp = (base)(perpendicular)
(АC) - (АB) - (вс)
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с 15 х-1 A х в (hyp = (base)(perpendicular) (АC) - (АB) - (вс)

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