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Use the Pythagorean Identity to determine the x‑coordinate of a point on the unit circle whose y‑coordinate is . Homework Help ✎

At any point on the unit circle, the corresponding right triangle has a hypotenuse of 1.

If you know the length of the vertical leg and the hypotenuse, how can you solve for the horizontal leg?

For any right triangle, a² + b² = c².