The hypotenuse of a right triangle is 17 cm long. Another side of the triangle is 10 cm long. What is the length of the last side?

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Stromageddon

Use Pythagorean theorem for this. Each leg squared is equal to the hypotenuse squared.
so, X^2 + 10^2 = 17^2
X^2 + 100 = 289
X^2 = 289-100 = 189
X= square root of 189
X= 13.75 ( rounded to the nearest hundredth) - Length of the last side