# Hypotenuse and height

In a right triangle is length of the hypotenuse c = 56 cm and height h

_{c}= 4 cm. Determine the length of both triangle legs.### Correct answer:

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#### You need to know the following knowledge to solve this word math problem:

**algebra**- quadratic equation
- equation
**planimetrics**- right triangle
- triangle
- The right triangle altitude theorem
**numbers**- real numbers

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