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Misty Charnesky--Week 6 Concept Check

# Misty Charnesky--Week 6 Concept Check - The formula for...

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Running head: WEEK 6 CONCEPT CHECK 1 Week 6 Concept Check Misty Charnesky MAT117 June 28, 2011 Audrenita Blair-Turner

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WEEK 6 CONCEPT CHECK 2 Week 6 Concept Check The Pythagorean Theorem is a formula used in mathematics in order to find the unknown length value of a right-angled triangle. The Pythagorean Theorem states that the squared length of the hypotenuse is equal to the sum of the other sides squared.
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Unformatted text preview: The formula for this is: + = a2 b2 c2 In mathematics sometimes an equation calls for finding the value of a particular side of a triangle. For example: Find the hypotenuse of this triangle. Taking the equation + = a2 b2 c2 we insert the values for “a/4” and “b/5” to find the value of “c”. + = 42 52 c2 16 + 25 = c2 41 = c2 C ≈ 6.403 WEEK 6 CONCEPT CHECK 3...
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