Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321867327
ISBN 13: 978-0-32186-732-2

Chapter 10 - Geometry - 10.2 Triangles - Exercise Set 10.2: 23

Answer

$c=39$

Work Step by Step

Pythagorean Theorem: $a^{2}+b^{2}=c^{2}$ Step 1:Plug in the given lengths. $15^{2}+36^{2}=c^{2}$ Step 2: Solve. 225+1296=$c^{2}$ 1521=$c^{2}$ Step 3: Take the square root of both sides. $\sqrt 1521=\sqrt c^{2}$ 39=c Answer: c=39 m
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