Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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Chapter 6 - Section 6.4 - Square Roots and the Pythagorean Theorem - Exercise Set: 29

Answer

13 in.

Work Step by Step

$a^{2}$ +$b^{2}$ =$c^{2}$ Let a=5 and b=12 $5^{2}$ +$12^{2}$ =$c^{2}$ 25+144=$c^{2}$ 169 =$c^{2}$ c=$\sqrt 169$ c=13 The hypotenuse is 13 in.
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