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10-72.

Multiple Choice: Which expression below represents the length of the hypotenuse of the triangle at right?

1. $\frac { y } { x }$

1. $\sqrt { x ^ { 2 } + y ^ { 2 } }$

1. $x + y$

1. $\sqrt { y ^ { 2 } - x ^ { 2 } }$

1. None of these

If $c =\text{ hypotenuse}$, $c² = x² + y²$. Solve for $c$.

(b)