# Finding the Longer Leg

Pro Problems > Math > Algebra > Functions > Trigonometry > Right Triangles## Finding the Longer Leg

In right triangle ABC, with right angle at C, the length of the hypotenuse is three units longer than BC, which is the shorter leg. The measure of angle A is 30 degrees. What is the length of AC? Please give an exact value.

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