Problem 7.

Suppose a square is inside a right triangle as shown in the picture. If the square is 1 inch on each side and the hypotenuse is inches long, find the length of the vertical (longer) leg of the triangle.


[Problem submitted by Robert Hart, LACC Associate Professor of Computer Science.]

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