#### Answer

17

#### Work Step by Step

We use the Pythagorean Theorem:
$a^{2}$+$b^{2}$=$c^{2}$
$8^{2}$+$15^{2}$=$c^{2}$
64+225=$c^{2}$
289=$c^{2}$
17=c

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ISBN 10:
0133281159

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978-0-13328-115-6

17

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