If side a = 6, side b = 9, what is the length of the hypotenuse of this right triangle?
Detailed Explanation
According to the Pythagorean theorem, the hypotenuse squared is equal to the sum of the two perpendicular sides squared: \( c^2= a^2+ b^2 = 6^2 + 9^2 = 117\)
\(c= \sqrt{117}\).
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