# Using the Pythagorean Theorem, how do you find the length of a leg of a right triangle if the other leg is 7 feet long and the hypotenuse is 10 feet long?

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Jan 26, 2017

See the entire solution process below:

#### Explanation:

The Pythagorean Theorem states:

Where

Substituting the values for the problem for one of the legs and the hypotenuse and the solving for the other leg gives: