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Q: What is the length of a leg of an isosceles right triangle if it is area is 72 square inches?

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-- Measure the length of the base, in inches. -- Measure the height of the triangle, in inches. -- Multiply the two numbers and take 1/2 of the product. 1/2 of the product is the area of the triangle, in square inches.

The two equal sides each measure 8 inches

A triangle with side a: 6, side b: 4, and side c: 4 inches has an area of 7.94 square inches.

An Isosceles right triangle. If the length of either of the two sides is N then the hypotenuse is N times the square root of 2. an isosceles right triangle can not be an equilateral triangle since the hypotenuse can not be the same size as the other two sides..

A triangle with side a: 15.5, side b: 15.5, and side c: 15.5 inches has an area of 104.03 square inches.

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in an isosceles triangle, if the legs have length L, then the hypotenuse has length L square root of 2

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Each leg length is 16 times square root of 2 or about 22,627 inches to 3 decimal places

By definition, an isosceles triangle has two equal sides. The three numbers given here are all different so they are not the sides of an isosceles triangle. Consequently, there is not enough information to answer the question.

First find the length of the base: base = area times 2 divided by height base = 12x2/4 = 6 inches An isosceles triangle can be considered as being two right angled triangles joined together. So by halving the length of the base we can use Pythagoras' Theorem to find the hypotenuse: base2+height2 = hypotenuse2 32+42 = 25 square inches. Square root of 25 = 5 inches Therefore the isosceles triangle has two equal sides of V inches and a base of VI inches.

An isosceles right triangle will always have its shorter sides of the same length, and the hypotenuse will always be this length times sin(45o) or times the square root of 0.5.

11.489

square root of 28

square root of two.

Length of triangle is 14.4 inches. Check: 0.5*14.4*10 = 72 square inches

The side length is 18.24 (18.23606) inches.

It is an isosceles triangle with a right angle between the sides of equal length. Also the equal angles are 45o. * * * * * Take a square, draw one of its diagonals. The shape that is on one side of that diagonal is a right isosceles triangle.

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