An isosceles right triangle has area 8 cm2 . Find the length of its hypotenuse.

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asked Oct 3, 2018 in Class IX Maths by priya12 (-11,502 points)

An isosceles right triangle has area 8 cm. Find the length of its hypotenuse.

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answered Oct 3, 2018 by aditya23 (-879 points)

Area = 1/2a2    ⇒  1/2a2  = 8

⇒  a2  = 16 cm   ⇒  a = 4 cm

Hypotenuse = √2a = √2.4 = 4√2 cm.

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