A right triangle has an area of 48cm^2, and one side that is twice as the other side. what is the hypotenuse of this triangle?
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The area of a triangle = 1/2*b*h b = 2x h = x Area = 48 Can you solve it now?
No, unfortunately I dont get it! If you can please show me with steps that would be very helpful.
In any right triangle with leg of lengths its area is . In your triangle we know that thus its area is just . We also know that where is the length of the hypotenuse. You need to finish it off.
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