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Use what you know about Pythagorean Triples to determine the measure of the third side.

Some common Pythagorean Triples are and .

  1. Right triangle, short leg labeled, 14, long leg labeled, x, hypotenuse labeled, 50.

    Find a common factor between each of the given side lengths.

  1. Triangle, with dashed segment from top vertex perpendicular to bottom side, labeled, 10. Left side labeled, x, bottom side, left section, labeled 24, bottom side, right section, labeled 6.


  1. Right triangle, horizontal leg labeled, 9, vertical leg, labeled, 12, hypotenuse labeled, x.

    Refer to the hint in part (a).