# A right triangle has sides A, B, and C. Side A is the hypotenuse and side B is also a side of a rectangle. Sides A, C, and the side of the rectangle adjacent to side B have lengths of #9 #, #8 #, and #14 #, respectively. What is the rectangle's area?

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Feb 23, 2016

Area of rectangle is

#### Explanation:

As side A (hypotenuse) is

This side B is also one side of the rectangle, while its adjacent side is

Hence area of rectangle is