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    missing length of a triangle


    Find the missing length of the right triangle.
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    A) 52 B) 54 C) 53 D) 51
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    Have you heard of Pythagoras Theorem? Here is a good tutorial: Pythagoras Theorem

    Basically, in a right angle triangle the formula for the three sides is:

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a^2=b^2+c^2

    Where a is the hypotenuse.

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