# The hypotenuse of a right triangle is 41 cm long and the length of a leg is 9 cm. How do you find the length of the other leg?

May 30, 2018

40 cm

#### Explanation:

${a}^{2}$+${b}^{2}$=${c}^{2}$
hypotenuse(41) is c and let's assign 9 to a
subtract over ${a}^{2}$
${b}^{2}$=1681-81
${b}^{2}$=1600
b=$\sqrt{1600}$
b=40