A right triangle has an area of 30 ft 2 and a hypotenuse 13 ft long. What are the lengths of its other two sides?
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Originally Posted by tmac11522 A right triangle has an area of 30 ft 2 and a hypotenuse 13 ft long. What are the lengths of its other two sides? Solve these two equations: $\displaystyle a^2 + b^2 = 13^2$ .... (1) $\displaystyle \frac{a b}{2} = 30$ .... (2)
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