Elementary Geometry for College Students (5th Edition)

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1439047901
ISBN 13: 978-1-43904-790-3

Chapter 3 - Section 3.2 - Corresponding Parts of Congruent Triangles - Exercises: 18

Answer

c=13

Work Step by Step

Given that triangle is right angle triangle where a=12 and b=5 and c has to be found formula for finding hypoteneus of right andle triangle is $a^{2}$+$b^{2}$=$c^{2}$ so after putting values of a and b, $12^{2}$+$5^{2}$=$c^{2}$ 144+25=$c^{2}$ $c^{2}$=169 $\sqrt c$=13
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