# One leg of a right triangle is 8 feet. The other leg is 6 feet. What is the length of the hypotenuse?

##### 1 Answer

May 21, 2018

#### Explanation:

The Pythagorean theorem states that,

where:

#a# is the first leg of the triangle

#b# is the second leg of the triangle

#c# is the hypotenuse (longest side) of the triangle

So, we get: