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Pythagoras' Theorem

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Finding the hypotenuse

Question

Find the length of BR correct to 1d.p

Right angle triangle
Answer

BR2 = 42 + 72
BR2 = 16 + 49
[Find the square root of both sides] BR2 = 65
BR = 8.1cm (1d.p.)

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