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 Click here to see ALL problems on Radicals Question 90371: I am having problems with this problem Find the length X in the triangle: express in simplified radical form: one side is 12 and the other side is 8 thank you alot I am not that good at these.Answer by checkley75(3666)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!IF THIS IS A RIGHT TRIANGLE & YOU ARE LOKING FOR THE HYPOTENUSE (THE LONGEST SIDE) THEN: 12^2+8^2=H^2 144+64=H^2 208=H^2 H=SQRT208 H=14.42