1. Right triangle Problem

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?

2. 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:

$a^2 + b^2 = 13^2$ .... (1)

$\frac{a b}{2} = 30$ .... (2)