Mat 117 Week Six Concept Check

# Mat 117 Week Six Concept Check - The Pythagorean Theorem...

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Mat 117 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. It’s expressed as A squared plus B squared equals C squared. Pythagorean Theorem states that in a right triangle the sum of the measures of the angles is 180 degrees. Also states that the sum of the length of the two shorter sides equals the length of the longest side.
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Unformatted text preview: 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 other careers. Loretta Campbell September 27, 2011...
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