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Unformatted text preview: side. Moreover, the Pythagorean Theorem states that in a right angle, the longest side is opposite the right angle and the square of the length of the longest side equals the sum of the squares of the lengths of the two shorter sides. Finally, the Pythagorean formula is very important in trigonometry, which is used in surveying, drafting, engineering, navigation, and several other career fields....
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This note was uploaded on 01/18/2010 for the course MAT 117 MAT 117 taught by Professor Rabano during the Spring '09 term at University of Phoenix.
- Spring '09