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Applying Pythagoras theorm
4^2+3^2 = hyp^2
Sqrt(16+9) = hyp
Hyp = 5
As per the diagram hyp=2y+3y =5y
5y=5
Y=1

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(3y+2y)=sqrt(9+16) hence 5y=5 so y=1 answer A

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One should know the first few pythagorean triplets by heart.

The first one is 3-4-5. Since 2 sides are 3 and 4, the hypotenuse will be 5. Its total length is 5y so y = 1.

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