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If the lengths of two sides of a right triangle are 5 and 12 units, what is the least possible length, in units, of the third side? Express your answer in simplest radical form 

So  i did  it out and the smallest number you can get it

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√12^2-5^2    

But how do i make it radical simple fourm

 Dec 14, 2018
edited by Guest  Dec 14, 2018
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Okay, your expression says \(\sqrt{12^2-5^2}=\sqrt{144-25}=\sqrt{119}.\)

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 Dec 14, 2018
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coolyour heckign fricked bud\(x = {-b \pm \sqrt{b^2-4ac} \over 2a}\) dy

 Dec 14, 2018

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