Calculation 18413

What is the length of the cathetus of an isosceles right triangle with an 8 cm long? Calculation and procedure.

Correct answer:

a =  5.6569 cm

Step-by-step explanation:

c=8 cm a=b  a2+b2=c2 a2+a2=c2 2a2=c2 2a=c  a=c/2=8/2=4 2=5.6569 cm

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