Q: What is the hypotenuse if legs are 40 and 50?

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Using Pythagoras' theorem the hypotenuse is 40 inches

Using Pythagoras: hypotenuse² = leg_1² + leg_2² = 14² + 48² = 196 + 2304 = 2500 → hypotenuse = √2500 = 50 units.

The two legs squared and added together = the length of the hypotenuse's length squared

The hypotenuse is the longest side of any right triangle, and the legs are the two legs coming out from where the right angle is.

You can't. The hypotenuse alone isn't enough to tell you anything about the lengths of the legs. There are an infinite number of different right triangles that all have the same hypotenuse but different legs.

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H2 = (40)2 + (50)2 = 1,600 + 2,500 = 4,100H = sqrt(4,100) = 64.0312 (rounded)

41 units.

Using Pythagoras' theorem the hypotenuse is 40 inches

Using Pythagoras: hypotenuse² = leg_1² + leg_2² = 14² + 48² = 196 + 2304 = 2500 → hypotenuse = √2500 = 50 units.

The hypotenuse of a right triangle with legs of 8 and 10 is: 12.81

The hypotenuse of a triangle with legs of 35 and 68 is: 76.48

It is 40 inches in length

The square of the two legs is equal to the square of the hypotenuse. a2+b2 = c2 where a and b are the legs and c being the hypotenuse

The two legs squared and added together = the length of the hypotenuse's length squared

Just over 7 (actually sqrt 50)

The hypotenuse is the longest side of any right triangle, and the legs are the two legs coming out from where the right angle is.