Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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Chapter 6 - Section 6.4 - Square Roots and the Pythagorean Theorem - Exercise Set: 30

Answer

36ft

Work Step by Step

$a^{2}$ +$b^{2}$ =$c^{2}$ Let a=36ft, and b=15ft. $36^{2}$ +$15^{2}$ =$c^{2}$ 1296+225=$c^{2}$ 1296 =$c^{2}$ c=$\sqrt 1296$ c=36ft. The hypotenuse is 36ft.
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