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If both legs of a right triangle are the same, then it forms what is known as a "45-45-90 triangle". In this type of triangle, the hypotenuse is always √2 times more than the legs. So in this problem, with legs 3cm and 3cm, the hypotenuse is 3√2cm, or 4.243cm

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Q: Approximate to the nearest thousandth of a centimeter the length of the hypotenuse of a right triangle with legs of 3 centimeters each?
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