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Week 6 Concept check MAT117 Tamiane Kennedy October 24, 2011 What is the Pythagorean Theorem? How is it used? The Pythagorean Theorem is a relation of Euclidean geometry with three sides of the right triangle. You first take a triangle of 90 degrees and all three would be labeled a, b, and the right angle is c.
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Unformatted text preview: Side c is the hypotenuse of the right triangle and letter a and b are the legs of the right triangle. So then you need to write it out as c^(2)=a^(2)+b^(2). Using this method it is possible to find out the dimensions of the third side of the triangle letter c....
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