Elementary Technical Mathematics

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1285199197
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-919-1

Chapter 12 - Section 12.3 - Triangles - Exercise - Page 398: 1



Work Step by Step

This is a right triangle. This means we can use the Pythagorean Theorem to find the length of the hypotenuse. The formula is $c=\sqrt {a^{2}+b^{2}}$ In this case, $a=6.00m$ $b=8.00m$ So, $c=\sqrt {6^{2}+8^{2}}$ $c=\sqrt {36+64}$ $c=\sqrt 100$ $c=10 m $
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