Find the Length of the Hypotenuse of a Triangle Whose Other Two Sides Are 24cm and 7cm. - Mathematics

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Find the length of the hypotenuse of a triangle whose other two sides are 24cm and 7cm.

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Solution

The two sides (excluding hypotenuse) of a right-angled triangle are given as  24cm and 7cm
(hypotenuse)2 = (24cm)2 + (7cm)2
(hypotenuse)2 = 576cm2 + 49cm2 
(hypotenuse)2 = 625cm2 
(hypotenuse)2 = (25cm)2 
Thus, the length of the hypotenuse of the triangle is 25cm.

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Chapter 17: Pythagoras Theorem - Exercise 17.1

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