# Using the Pythagorean Theorem, how do you find the length of a leg of a right triangle if the other leg is 8 feet long and the hypothenuse is 20?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 10, 2016

Length of other leg of right triangle is

#### Explanation:

According to Pythagoras theorem, in a right angled triangle, the square of hypotenuse is equal to the sum of squares of other two sides.

Here in the right angled triangle, hypotenuse is

the other side is

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