# High School Math : How to find the length of the side of a 45/45/90 right isosceles triangle

## Example Questions

### Example Question #1 : Isosceles Triangles

What is the area of a square that has a diagonal whose endpoints in the coordinate plane are located at (-8, 6) and (2, -4)?

50√2

100

100√2

50

200√2

100

Explanation:

### Example Question #1 : How To Find The Length Of The Side Of A 45/45/90 Right Isosceles Triangle

An isosceles triangle has a hypotenuse of . Find the length of its sides, .

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Explanation:

An isosceles triangle is a special triangle due to the values of its angles. These triangles are referred to as  triangles and their side lengths follow a specific pattern that states you can calculate the length of the legs of an isoceles triangle by dividing the length of the hypotenuse by the square root of 2

### Example Question #31 : Triangles

The measure of the sides of this isosceles right triangle are . Find the measure of its hypotenuse, .