   Chapter 3.2, Problem 21E ### Elementary Geometry for College St...

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Section ### Elementary Geometry for College St...

6th Edition
Daniel C. Alexander + 1 other
ISBN: 9781285195698
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# In Exercise 21 to 26, Δ A B C is a right triangle. Use the given information to find the length of the third side of the triangle. a = 4 and b = 3 To determine

To find:

The length of the third side of the triangle.

Explanation

Given:

The following figure shows the given diagram.

Given that,

a=4 and b=3.

Approach:

The given triangle is right angle triangle and C is right angle then side AB¯ will be hypotenuse.

The Pythagoras theorem is given by,

c2=a2+b2

Calculation:

Substitute 4 for a, 3 for b in the above mentioned equation to obtain the value of c.

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