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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- Spring '09
- Pythagorean Theorem, Hypotenuse, 180°, shorter sides