Example 3: Find the value of the missing
leg and
hypotenuse on a scratch piece of paper then fill in the blanks below.
 The Pythagorean Theorem is ______?______
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 Substitute x in for the length of the missing leg and x + 1 for the length of the hypotenuse. ____?____
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 Substitute the known value for a.____?___
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 Simplify. ________?________
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 Use the subtraction property to isolate.___?_____
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 Simplify. _____?_____
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 Solve for x .____?_____
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 One leg has a length of ___?___ and the other leg has a length of ___?___.
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The hypotenuse has a length of ____?____
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