# How do you find the length of their hypotenuses given sides 10 and 12?

##### 1 Answer

#### Answer:

The hypotenuse is

#### Explanation:

For this, you use the Pythagorean Theorem. This theorem is

In any right triangle, you have 2 legs and a hypotenuse. The two legs are the shortest sides, and the ones that share the right angle, and the hypotenuse is the other side, and the longest side. The two legs are known as

Start off by plugging your sides (the legs in the case) into the formula.

Now to reverse the exponent on the

So the hypotenuse is