# How do you find the remaining sides of a #45^circ-45^circ-90^circ# triangle if the longest sides are each #5sqrt2#?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 21, 2018

In a 45-45-90 triangle, the longest side has to be the hypotenuse. The other two sides would be the same (in this case, 5).

#### Explanation:

The ratio of the sides of an isosceles right triangle (45-45-90) is

To find the length of a leg from the hypotenuse, divide by

Each of the legs are 5 units long