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If the right angle is at A then SA = 5 mm.

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If angle A is the right angle, you use Pythagorean theorem to find SA: 13 squared = 12 squared + SA squared; solve SA = 5mm

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Q: What Angle A of triangle SAM is a right angle. If SM 13 mm and MA 12 mm determine the length of segment SA.?
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