# Given a right triangle #triangle ABC# with #C=90^circ#, if a=2, c=6, how do you find b?

##### 3 Answers

#### Explanation:

Using the Pythagorean Theorem,

**The side** **is** **unit.**

#### Explanation:

in right triangle

the side opposite to the right angle, so it is hypotenuse,

We know in right triangle

unit. The side

#### Explanation:

Consider the diagram

Since this is a right triangle,

We can find the length

#color(blue)(a^2+b^2=c^2#

Plugin the values

Take the square root of both sides

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