# Triangle ABC is a right triangle. If side #AC=7# and side #BC=10#, what is the measure of side AB?

##### 3 Answers

It's not clear which one's the hypotenuse so either

It depends on who is the hypothenuse

#### Explanation:

If

from which you deduce

If, instead,

Depending on which is the right angle, either

#### Explanation:

Using Pythagoras, (

If BC is the hypotenuse,

However, if AB is the hypotenuse, then

AC cannot be the hypotenuse as it is shorter than BC.