Elementary Geometry for College Students (6th Edition)

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

Chapter 5 - Section 5.4 - The Pythagorean Theorem - Exercises - Page 241: 26


each leg =$ \sqrt 50$ cm

Work Step by Step

Let each leg is x. by Pythagoras theorem $10^{2} = x^{2}+x^{2}$ $2x^{2}=100$ $x^{2} = 50$ $x=\sqrt 50$ each leg is =$ \sqrt 50$ cm
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