# If the hypotenuse of a triangle is 30 inches and one of the legs is 10 in, how long is the other leg?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 17, 2018

The leg is

#### Explanation:

We'll solve this using the Pythagorean Theorem.

where **legs** , and **hypotenuse**.

Let's plug in the values in the question:

Now simplify

The length of the side is