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Pythagorean Theorem:

A formula used to find the length of one side of a right triangle when given the lengths of the other two (c squared is the hypotenuse/longest side of the triangle).

A formula used to find the length of one side of a right triangle when given the lengths of the other two (c squared is the hypotenuse/longest side of the triangle).

Teacher: Does anyone know how we can find the length of the hypotenuse?

Alec Smart (Student): A squared plus b squared equals c squared!

Alec Smart (Student): A squared plus b squared equals c squared!

by chochang
October 11, 2011