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: 26



Work Step by Step

Given that triangle is right angle triangle where a=7 and c=8 and b 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, $7^{2}$+$b^{2}$=$8^{2}$ 49+$b^{2}$=64 $b^{2}$=15 b=$\sqrt 15$=3.87
Update this answer!

You can help us out by revising, improving and updating this answer.

Update this answer

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.