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    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?
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    Quote Originally Posted by tmac11522 View Post
    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)
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