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1-49.

is an isosceles right triangle with   

  1. Calculate the exact length of . Express your answer in simple radical form.

    Use the Pythagorean Theorem. Since both legs are the same length, . Label these sides .

  2. What is the exact value of ?

    Use the value found in part (a) in the formula:

  3. What is the exact value of ?