# In the given right triangle, find the missing length to the nearest tenth given the base is 17 ft and height is 11ft?

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Jan 13, 2017

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#### Explanation:

Because this is a right triangle we can use the Pythagorean theorem to solve this problem.

The Pythagorean theorem states:

Where

Substituting the lengths from the problem we can solve for

The missing length is 20.2.