The ratio of sides to hypotenuse in an isosceles right triangle is 1:√2.

Thus a square with side x:14::1:√2.

Since √2 is approximately 1.4, x = 10.

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asked • 07/26/18Televisions are often described by their diagonal measure, that is, the length of their diagonals. Assuming that the television screen is square, what is the length of the side of a television which has a 14 inch diagonal?

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The ratio of sides to hypotenuse in an isosceles right triangle is 1:√2.

Thus a square with side x:14::1:√2.

Since √2 is approximately 1.4, x = 10.

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