Geometry: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281159
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-115-6

Chapter 1 - Tools of Geometry - Get Ready! - Page 1: 6



Work Step by Step

Because of PEMDAS, we simplify the exponents first, and then we add. Finally, we square root that number. We have $\sqrt{(5^{2}+12^{2})}=\sqrt {(25+144)}=\sqrt {169}=13$.
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