# In a 30-60-90 triangle, what is the length of the hypotenuse when the shorter leg is 7 in.?

##### 2 Answers

May 16, 2017

14inches

#### Explanation:

Draw an equilateral triangle

Cut it in half and you have your 30-60-90 triangle.

The shorter leg is 7

The side of the equilateral triangle is 14

The hypotenuse is 14

May 16, 2017

#### Explanation:

The length of the hypotenuse of a 30-60-90 triangle is always

Therefore, if the shorter leg is