Find the length of the leg of the triangle 45-45-90 with a long hypotenuse of 25 inches.

ediculeN 2021-02-24 Answered
Find the length of the leg of the triangle 45-45-90 with a long hypotenuse of 25 inches.
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Theodore Schwartz
Answered 2021-02-25 Author has 99 answers

In a 45°-90°90° triangle, the length of the hypotenuse is 22 times each leg.
If x is the leg length, then we can write:
25=2×x
252=x
252×22
x=(25×2)2

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