Chapter 5.4, Problem 22E

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Textbook Problem

A right triangle has legs of lengths *x *and 2*x+*2 and a hypotenuse of length 2*x+*3. What are the lengths of its sides?

To determine

**To Find:**

Lengths of the legs and hypotenuse of the triangle.

Explanation

Given A right triangle has legs of lengths *x *and 2*x+*2 and a hypotenuse of length 2*x+*3.

The figure can be redrawn as,

From the given data,

From the figure,

ABC is a right triangle,

BC is a hypotenuse and AB and AC are the legs of the triangle.

From the Pythagorean Theorem,

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