# 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 #5 #, #2 #, and #4 #, respectively. What is the rectangle's area?

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Sep 1, 2017

#### Explanation:

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First, let's find the length of side

Both of the widths of the rectangle should be labelled

The area of the rectangle will be the product of its length and width:

Therefore, the area of the rectangle is