# 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 hypotenuse is 10 feet long?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 7, 2016

The other leg is

#### Explanation:

Pythagorean Theorem tells that in a right angled triangle, sum of the squares of two perpendicular lines is equal to the square of hypotenuse.

In the given problem, one leg of a right triangle is

The other leg is