# How do you find the perimeter and area of a right triangle if the shortest side is 9cm and the longest side is 15cm?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 16, 2018

The perimeter is

#### Explanation:

In a right triangle, the longest side is always the hypotenuse.

With this information, we can find the length of the unknown side, using Pythagorean Theorem,

Length

Perimeter

Area