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The formula  represents the length of the hypotenuse of a right triangle with side lengths a and b. Solve the equation for b. Show your work.

 Oct 10, 2018
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c = sqrt  [ a^2 + b^2]     square both sides

 

c^2  = a^2 + b^2     subtract a^2 from  both sides

 

c^2  - a^2  = b^2     take the square root both both sides

 

sqrt [ c^2 - a^2  ] =  b

 

 

cool cool cool

 Oct 10, 2018

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