Sheet # 53 Critical Thinking

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One side of a right triangle is 5 inches. If its area is 30 square inches, what is the perimeter of the triangle?

Answer for sheet # 53

Using area equation, find the height of the right angle. It is 12 inches.

Now find the hypotenuse using Pythagorean theorem. It is 13 inches

Perimetr of the triangle = 5 inches + 12 inches + 13 inches = 30 inches