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# What is the perimeter of a right angle triangle when one side is 10.5 cm greater than the other side and has an hypotenuse of 25.5 cm?

Updated: 11/4/2022

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7y ago

Let the sides be x+10.5 and x:-

Using Pythagoras: (x+10.5)^2 +x^2 = 25.5^2

So: x^2 +21x +110.25 +x^2 = 650.25

Transposing terms: 2x^2 +21x -540 = 0

Using the quadratic equation formula gives x a positive value of 12

Perimeter: 12+(12+10.5)+25.5 = 60 cm

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It is 60 cm.

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