In a right triangle, if #a=3# and #b=6#, what is the value of #c#?
When trying to find the area of a right triangle, we use the Pythagorean Theorem:
In this case we are given the values for
Which is equal to:
- Note: The answer could also be a decimal or fraction. I chose to represent it in this way because it is the most exact. You could find either of the other answers by using a calculator.