## Elementary Technical Mathematics

$$c=26.0dm$$
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, $a=24.0dm$ $b=10.0dm$ So, $c=\sqrt (24^{2}+10^{2})$ $c=\sqrt (576+100)$ $c=\sqrt 676$ $c=26.0dm$