# A right triangle has a hypotenuse of 155 centimeters and a leg of 124 centimeters. Whatis the length of the other leg?

Aug 21, 2016

$= 93 c m$

#### Explanation:

In a right angled triangle $p = \sqrt{{h}^{2} - {b}^{2}}$ where $h = h y p o t e n u s e = 155$
and $b = b a s e = 124$

Therefore we can write

$p = \sqrt{{155}^{2} - {124}^{2}}$

$= \sqrt{24025 - 15376}$

$= \sqrt{8649}$

$= 93 c m$