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The formula states that the square of the hypotenuse of a right triangle is equal to the sum of the squares of the base and altitude.
Plane Geometry - Page 204
by Webster Wells, Walter Wilson Hart - 1915 - 309 pages

## The Journal of speculative philosophy: Ed. by Wm. T. Harris. microform, Volume 5

Philosophy - 1871 - 396 pages
...world of material bodies or in the infinite world of conceivable atoms ; and so, also, the theorem that the square upon the hypotenuse of a right triangle is equal to the sum of the squares upon its other two sides, is necessary in its truth, and universal in its application,...

## A Treatise on Elementary Geometry: With Appendices Containing a Collection ...

William Chauvenet - Geometry - 1871 - 380 pages
...the diameter and the segment adjacent to that chord. PBOPOSITION XIV.— THEOREM. 48. The square of the hypotenuse of a right triangle is equal to the sum of the squares of the other two sides. Let ABC be right angled at C; then, AB' = A For, by the preceding...

## A Treatise on Elementary Geometry: With Appendices Containing a Collection ...

William Chauvenet - Mathematics - 1872 - 382 pages
...the diameter and the segment adjacent to that chord. PROPOSITION XIV.— THEOREM. 48. The square of the hypotenuse of a right triangle is equal to the sum of the squares of the other two sides. Let ABC be right angled at C; then, IB* = AC-' + BC\ For, by the...

## The New American Arithmetic, Part 3

Samuel Mecutchen, George Mornton Sayre - Arithmetic - 1877 - 200 pages
...corners; what is the area of the field? Note. — It is established by Geometry that "The square of the hypotenuse of a right triangle is equal to the sum of the squares of the other two sides." Hence the following : — To find the hypotenuse of a right triangle....

## Essentials of Geometry

Alfred Hix Welsh - Geometry - 1883 - 326 pages
...squares of two lines is 81, and one of the lines is 12; required the other. THEOREM XL The square of the hypotenuse of a right triangle is equal to the sum of the squares of the other two sides. Let ABC be a right triangle, whose hypotenuse is AB; then will...

## An Arithmetic for Preparatory Schools, High Schools, and Academies

Charles Austin Hobbs - Arithmetic - 1889 - 370 pages
...triangle, when the sides are respectively 12cm, 15cm, and 20cm. RIGHT TRIANGLES. ito. The square of the hypotenuse of a right triangle is equal to the sum of the squares of the other two sides. This principle is illustrated in the annexed diagram. To find the...

## Principles of Plane Geometry

James Wallace MacDonald - Geometry - 1889 - 80 pages
...SCHOLIUM. Compare (a + b) (a — b) = a* — P. Proposition XI. A Theorem. 246. The square described on the hypotenuse of a right triangle is equal to the sum of the squares of the other two sides. COROLLARY. The square described on either side forming the right...

## Principles of Plane Geometry

James Wallace MacDonald - Geometry - 1894 - 76 pages
...SCHOLIUM. Compare (a + b) (a — b) = a1 — 63. Proposition XI. A Theorem. 246. The square described on the hypotenuse of a right triangle is equal to the sum of the squares of the other two - sides. COROLLARY. The square described on either side forming the right...