The problem is straight-foward.
Exactly where is your difficulty?
The lengths of the sides (in cm) of a right triangle are:
a) Use Pythagoras' Theorem to write an equation in
We have: .Show that it simplifies to : .
Quadratic Formula: .b) Solve the equation.
And the positive root is: . cm.
The hypotenuse is: . cm.c) Find the length of hypotenuse of the triangle.