# The hypotenuse of a right triangle is 25 cm, and the shorter leg is 15 cm. What is the length of the other leg?

##### 1 Answer

The other leg is

#### Explanation:

So the equation for the Pythagorean theorem is

The hypotenuse is always the

So

Subtract

The other leg is

So the equation for the Pythagorean theorem is

The hypotenuse is always the

So

Subtract