# 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 #10 #, #3 #, and #3 #, respectively. What is the rectangle's area?

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Feb 25, 2017

#### Explanation:

Since

since

then by the Pythagorean Theorem

Therefore the rectangle has sides with lengths

and an area of