The legs of a right-angled triangle are 8cm and 6cm. Determine the hypotenuse.

Let a triangle ABC be given (angle A = 90 °). According to the condition, it is said that AB = 8 cm, and AC = 6 cm.

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Let us find the BC by the Pythagorean theorem.

BC ^ 2 = AB ^ 2 + AC ^ 2

BC = √64 + 36

BC = 10

Answer: The hypotenuse is 10 cm.

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