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  1. Solve each triangle. Homework Help ✎

    1. Find the legs of an isosceles right triangle with a 10 cm hypotenuse.

    2. Find the short leg of a 30°­60°­90° triangle with an 8 cm hypotenuse.

    3. Find the long leg of a 30°­60°­90° triangle with a 3 cm short leg.

Draw and label a sketch

Since you know the two legs are equal, what famous theorem starting with a 'p' can be useful in setting up an equation and solving?

Draw and label the triangle.
Which side is the short leg?

Set up a trig function with the known information and leg e. Solve for e.

f1 = 3√3 cm