#### Topic Content:

- Find the Length of the Hypotenuse

### Example 3.3.1:

In a right-angled triangle, the two sides are 5 cm and 12 cm long. Find the length of the hypotenuse.

**Solution**

First, draw a rough sketch of the triangle

Let the hypotenuse be x

** By Pythagoras’ theorem **

⇒ \( \scriptsize hyp^2 = opp^2 \: + \: adj^2 \)

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