Using the Pythagorean theorem find the length of the leg of a right triangle if the other leg is 8 feet long and the hypotenuse is 10 feet long

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Jdavila0427

so Pythagorean Theorem say that c^2 = a^2 +b^2
you were given the a and b so sub those in and you get
c^2 = 8^2 + 10^2
c^2 = 164
take the square root of both sides and you get c = 12.81
so the answer is 12.81