# Math Help - checking

1. ## checking

Instructions are: In a right triangle, find the length of the side not given.
The sides that are given are, b=1, c=sqrt5
This is what I have done:
a^2+b^2=c^2
a^2+1^2=sqrt5^2
a^2+1=5
a^2+1-1=5-1
a^2=4
a=2

Have I got it?

2. Yes.