The square of the hypotenuse of a right triangle is equal to the sum of the squares of the other two sides. Plane Geometry - Page 166by Webster Wells, Walter Wilson Hart - 1915 - 309 pagesFull view - About this book
| Michael Beaney, Erich H. Reck - 2005 - 440 pages
...application in the systematic description of inquiry, judgment, and assertion. So, when I ask whether **the square of the hypotenuse of a right triangle is equal to the sum of** the squares of the other two sides, I grasp a thought and am confronted with a demand to recognize... | |
| American Heritage Dictionary - Reference - 2005 - 1054 pages
...of the stars. Pythagorean theorem (pi-thag'a-re'an) A theorem stating that the square of the length **of the hypotenuse of a right triangle is equal to the sum of** the squares of the lengths of the other sides. It is mathematically stated as c2 = a2 + b2, where c... | |
| Sherill Tippins - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 354 pages
...daughter with her schoolwork. Night after night, his patient voice floated down the quiet street — **"The square of the hypotenuse of a right triangle is equal to** ..." — apparently to no avail. Mr. Parker passed on to Carson many of the old legends of Brooklyn... | |
| N. David Mermin - Science - 2005 - 220 pages
...the discovery of Pythagoras, which we have also had occasion to use, that the area of the square on **the hypotenuse of a right triangle is equal to the sum of** the areas of the squares on the other two side: C2 = A2 + B2. To understand Einstein's celebrated relation... | |
| C. Stephen Layman - Philosophy - 2006 - 289 pages
...after all.) — Zach Dear Zach, necessary truths about mathematics, such as, 9 < 10, 2 + 2 = 4, or **the square of the hypotenuse of a right triangle is equal to the sum of** the squares of the two sides. Similarly, if there are necessary moral truths, then there can be "moral... | |
| Christiane L. Joost-Gaugier - Art - 2006 - 388 pages
...theorem (but published by Euclid in about 300 BC without attribution to Pythagoras), according to which **the square of the hypotenuse of a right triangle is equal to the sum of** the squares of the other two sides (that is, c1 = a1 + ¿?z). Pythagoras discovered this fact, Vitruvius... | |
| William E. Mann - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 256 pages
...the position we should expect of a semantic individualist. On his view, I am not able to believe that **the square of the hypotenuse of a right triangle is equal to the sum of** the squares of the other two sides, unless I understand what it means to say that. So as soon as I... | |
| Edward K. Blum, Sergey V. Lototsky - Mathematics - 2006 - 500 pages
...theorem that can be derived in Euclidean geometry is the theorem of Pythagoras: the square of the length **of the hypotenuse of a right triangle is equal to the sum of** the squares of the lengths of the other two sides. Exercise 1.1.4 outlines one possible proof. This... | |
| Stan Gibilisco - Technology & Engineering - 2010 - 434 pages
...Pythagoras (also known as the Pythagorean theorem) from plane geometry states that the square of the length **of the hypotenuse of a right triangle is equal to the sum of** the squares of the other two sides. In this case, that means: and therefore: CHAPTER 4 Coordinates... | |
| Rod Parker-Rees, Jenny Willan - Early childhood education - 2006 - 384 pages
...assumed to follow automatically from knowing certain propositions about facts, theories, and the like: **"the square of the hypotenuse of a right triangle is equal to the** squares of the other two sides." In this teaching scenario, abilities are no longer conceived as knowing... | |
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