Problem

Find the hypotenuse of a right triangle that has sides of 15' and 20'.

 
Procedure

Determine the correct equation.

c = a2 + b2
Substitute the given values. c = 152 + 202
Complete the calculations. c = 225 + 400
c =
625
c = 25
Solution

The hypotenuse of a right triangle that has sides of 15' and 20' is 25'

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