# A right angle triangle has a height of 7. length of the base is 24. what is the length of the hypotenuse?

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Aug 3, 2016

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#### Explanation:

A right angled triangle

Height of triangle is occasionally called its perpendicular.

We know from Pythagoras theorem that the hypotenuse, base and perpendicular are related as

Inserting given values in the above expression we get