what is pythagorus themrom

what is pythagorus themrom

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Pythagorus's theorem states that for any right angled triangle, the value of the square number of the hypotenuse (the longest side) is the sum of the square numbers of the other two sides
chloe
24 March 2011
For example, a triangle with the two shorter sides with values of 5 and 4cm you can work out the length of the hypotenuse by doing the following...
chloe
24 March 2011
So if you had a triangle where you only know the lengths of two of the sides, then you are able to work out the length of the missing side
chloe
24 March 2011
= +
chloe
24 March 2011
= 41
chloe
24 March 2011
= 16 + 25
chloe
24 March 2011
so h = 6.4
chloe
24 March 2011
and then h = the square root of 41
chloe
24 March 2011
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