# The longest side of a right triangle is 90 cm and one of the remaining two sides is 54 cm find its area.

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One of the sides is 54.

Area of right triangle=product of non-hypotenuses divided by 2

Use Pythagorean theorem:

s=√(90²-54²)

s=√(8100-2916)

s=√5194

s=72

Therefore the other side is 72 cm in length.

Area=s*g/2

Area=54×72/2

Area=3888/2

Area=1944