## Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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# Chapter 8 - Geometry - 8.8 Pythagorean Theorem - 8.8 Exercises - Page 593: 22

#### Answer

The missing length is $78$ in.

#### Work Step by Step

1. Find the missing length using the Pythagorean Formula $a^{2} + b^{2} = c^{2}$ $c = \sqrt(a^{2} + b^{2})$ $c = \sqrt(30^{2} + 72^{2})$ $c = \sqrt (6084)$ $c = 78$ in

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