# How do you use the Pythagorean Theorem to find the missing side of the right triangle with the given measures: A= 2, B= 7?

Apr 22, 2018

c=$\sqrt{53}$

#### Explanation:

${a}^{2} + {b}^{2} = {c}^{2}$

${a}^{2} = 4$
${b}^{2} = 49$
$4 + 49 = 53 = {c}^{2}$

$c = \sqrt{53}$