# The length of one leg of a right triangle is 3 and the length of the other leg is 5. What is the length of the hypotenuse?

##### 1 Answer

Nov 9, 2015

#### Explanation:

We can use the Pythagorean Theorem to solve for the hypotenuse.

a=3

b=5

Solve for c:

Now we can square root both sides and we get: