Week Six Concept - side Moreover the Pythagorean Theorem states that in a right angle the longest side is opposite the right angle and the square

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Week Six Concept Check The most common use of the Pythagorean Theorem is to establish the unknown length of one side of the triangle by using the known dimensions of the other two sides. This formula is expressed as A squared plus B squared equals C squared. The Pythagorean Theorem states that in a right triangle, the sum of the measures of the angles is 180°. It also says the sum of the length of the two shorter sides equals the length of the longest
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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.

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