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prisyrocks
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The length of one leg of a right triangle is 24 ft, and the length of the hypotenuse is 40 ft. What is the length of the other leg? 64.0 feet 46.7 feet 32.0 feet 6.3 feet

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ButterKing

h^2=x^2+y^2 y^2=h^2-x^2 y^2=40^2-24^2 y^2=1024 y=√1024 y=32 ft

Scoot

First set up your formula. A squared plus b squared equals c squared. C squared is the hypotenuse. Set it up like this; 24 squared plus b squared equals 40 squared. 576 plus b squared equals 1600 B squared equals 1600 - 576 B squared equals 1024 Then you square root it The answer is 32.

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