# How do you find the missing side of a right triangle given a = 5, b = 10?

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Apr 10, 2016

Use of Pythagora'sTheorem

#### Explanation:

Replace values....

100= 25 +

100-25=

75=

side=

Apr 10, 2016

#### Explanation:

Note: I am considering

Consider the diagram

Use Pythagoras theorem

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

Where,

(Hypotenuse is the longest side of a right triangle)

Take the square root of both sides