Base and longest side

The base of a right angled triangle is 10 centimetres and the longest side is 26 centimetres. What is the area of the triangle?

Correct answer:

A =  120 cm2

Step-by-step explanation:

b=10 cm c=26 cm  c2=a2+b2 a=c2b2=262102=24 cm  A=2a b=224 10=120 cm2

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