# What is the length of the hypotenuse of a right triangle if the two other sides are of lengths 1 and 5?

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Mar 23, 2018

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Use the Pythagorean theorem to find the length of the hypotenuse:

We know that the legs of the right triangle are 1 and 5, we need to find the hypotenuse (c).

The hypotenuse is

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