SOLUTION: There is a circle with a right triangle coming out of it the hypotnuese is 24 the b leg is 16+r and the a leg is r how do i find the radius (r)

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Circles Question 299934: There is a circle with a right triangle coming out of it the hypotnuese is 24 the b leg is 16+r and the a leg is r how do i find the radius (r)Answer by nyc_function(2741)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!If I understood the wording correctly, r is the diameter, which is divided by 2 when the value of r is found. I think the equation you seek is: (leg)^2 + (leg)^2 = (hypotenuse)^2, which becomes (r)^2 + (r + 16)^2 = (24)^2 When you find r, divide it by 2 to find your radius. If this is not correct, right back with more information.