Elementary Geometry for College Students (6th Edition)

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 9781285195698
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-569-8

Chapter 3 - Section 3.2 - Corresponding Parts of Congruent Triangles - Exercises - Page 138: 24



Work Step by Step

Given that triangle is right angle triangle where b=6 and c=10 and a has to be found formula for finding hypoteneus of right andle triangle is $a^{2}$+$b^{2}$=$c^{2}$ so after putting values of a and b, $a^{2}$+$6^{2}$=$10^{2}$ $a^{2}$+36=100 $a^{2}$=64 $a$=$\sqrt 64$=8
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