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Problem 833. Find third Side of a right triangle given hypotenuse and a side. No * - or other functions allowed

Created by Richard Zapor

Find the remaining side of a triangle given the hypotenuse and a side. However, the normal functions and symbols are not allowed.

Unallowed functions and symbols: mtimes cross prod cumprod times mldivide mrdivide dot * / \ - ^ '

Derivative of Aurelien's Cody 813 Multiply 2 numbers

Test suite disallowed function usage check courtesy of Aurelien Queffurust.

Example : h= 5; x= 3;

output = 4 since y=(h^2-x^2)^0.5

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49 correct solutions 56 incorrect solutions
Last solution submitted on Jun 21, 2014