# How do you find the legs in a 45-45-90 triangle when its hypotenuse is 11?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 23, 2018

The two legs of the right isosceles triangle are both

#### Explanation:

Since two of the angles in this triangle are

According to the Pythagorean Theorem:

where

Since the two legs in this right triangle are the same, the formula can be altered to be:

Plugging in