# The hypotenuse of an isosceles right triangle is 8.4 in. How do you find the length of a side to the nearest tenth of an inch?

##### 1 Answer

Nov 3, 2015

The length of the side is

#### Explanation:

According to the Pythagorean Theorem we have:

Since the triangle is isosceles and the hypotenuse is given, you can write it as: