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You can use Pythagoras' theorem to decide. If a right triangle has legs of length 8 ft and 9.5 ft what does Pythagoras' theorem tell you is the length of the hypotenuse? Is it 12 ft? Is it less than 12 ft? Is it greater than 12 ft? Penny  


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