## the legs of a right triangle measure 5 inches and 7 inches if the theta is the the angle between the 5 inch leg and hypotenuse, cos t

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the legs of a right triangle measure 5 inches and 7 inches if the theta is the the angle between the 5 inch leg and hypotenuse, cos

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Answer:cos(θ) = (5√74)/74

Step-by-step explanation:The length of the hypotenuse is given by the Pythagorean theorem:

h = √(5² +7²) = √74

The cosine of the angle is the ratio of the adjacent leg to the hypotenuse:

cos(θ) = 5/√74 = (5√74)/74