Algebra 2 Common Core

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133186024
ISBN 13: 978-0-13318-602-4

Skills Handbook - The Pythagorean Theorem and the Distance Formula - Exercises - Page 981: 1



Work Step by Step

Use the Pythagorean Theorem $$c^{2}=a^{2}+b^{2}$$ with $a=6$ and $b=8:$ $$c^{2}=6^{2}+8^{2}=36+64=100.$$ Take the square root of both sides $$c=\sqrt {100}=10.$$
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