RTriangle 17

The hypotenuse of a right triangle is 17 cm. If you decrease both two legs by 3 cm you will reduce the hypotenuse by 4 cm. Determine the length of this legs.

Result

a =  15 cm
b =  8 cm

Solution:

Solution in text a =
Solution in text a =  :  Nr. 1

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