The shortest side of a right triangle measures 7 m. the lengths of the other two sides are consecutive integers​ - the hypotenuse being the longer of the two. find the lengths of the other two sides.

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If the lengths of the other two sides are consecutive integers, then the second leg is n and the hypotenuse is n+1. By the Pythagorean theorem: and n+1=25. Answer: the unknown sides have lengths 24 and 25.


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