This preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.
Unformatted text preview: a 2 + b 2 = c 2 , where a and b are the lengths of the legs, and c is the length of the hypotenuse. Is the converse true? That is, suppose you have a triangle with sides a, b, c and a 2 + b 2 = c 2 . Is it the case that this triangle must be a right triangle? If it is true, right down a proof. If it is not true, give a counterexample....
View Full Document
This note was uploaded on 08/11/2008 for the course MATH 131 taught by Professor Allprofs during the Spring '07 term at University of Wisconsin.
- Spring '07