The hypotenuse of a triangle is 10 inches long. One of the legs is 6.5 inches long. what is the measurement of the missing leg? round to the nearest tenth, if necessary
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tiffanylina18 2 years ago
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Answer:

7.6

Step-by-step explanation:

a^2 + b^2 = c^2

6.5^2 + x^2 = 10^2

42.25 + x^2 = 100

isolate x by subtracting 42.25 on both sides

x^2 = 57.75

square root of 57.75 or 7.6

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