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Unformatted text preview: 2 = c 2 . It is the sums of the squares of the lengths of the legs of a right triangle that is equal to the square of the length of the hypotenuse. So, if the right triangle has sides with lengths a, b, and c, with c being the hypotenuse, then: a 2 + b 2 = c 2 is applicable. How is it used? It is usually used when there is a right triangle that we know the length of both sides and want to find the answer to the third side. Greg...
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This note was uploaded on 01/04/2011 for the course MAT 117 taught by Professor Alkofahi during the Spring '09 term at University of Phoenix.
 Spring '09
 ALKOFAHI
 Algebra, Pythagorean Theorem

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