Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 10 - Radical Expressions and Equations - 10-1 The Pythagorean Theorem - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises: 36

Answer

120

Work Step by Step

Step One: $10^{2}$ + $b^{2}$ = $26^{2}$ Step Two: $b^{2}$ = $26^{2}$ - $10^{2}$ Step Three: $b^{2}$ = 576 Step Four: $\sqrt {b^{2}}$ = $\sqrt (576)$ Step Five: b = 24 Step Six: Area of Triangle = (a)(b)/2 = (10)(24)/2 = 120
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