# The Pythagorean Theorem for a right triangle is a2 + b2 = c2,

The Pythagorean Theorem for a right triangle is *a ^{2} + b^{2} = c^{2}*, where

*a*and

*b*are the legs of the triangle and

*c*is its The shorter leg is 10 inches less than the other leg, and the hypotenuse is 10 inches longer than that other leg. What is the length of the hypotenuse?

a) 30 inches

b) 40 inches

c) 50 inches

d) 60 inches