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    State the lengths of the legs and hypotenuse of each triangle:
    (1.) 15cm(straight side) 17cm(slant side) 8cm(bottom has tiny square in it)
    (2.) 25m(left long slant side) 20m(right slant side) 15m bottom w/tiny square
    (3) 26 in.(left) 24 in. (rt) 10 in.(bottom w/ square)

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    Solution: According to Pythagoras theorem, the square on hypotenuse is equal to the sum of squares on the two legs of a right angled triangle.

    (1.) 15cm(straight side) ...

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    The solution uses pythagoras theorem to state the lengths of the legs and hypotenuse of each triangle.