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" In a right-angled triangle, the side opposite the right angle is" called the Hypothenuse ; and the other two sides are cal4ed the Legs, and sometimes the Base and Perpendicular. "
Elements of Geometry: With Practical Applications ... - Page 43
by George Roberts Perkins - 1847 - 308 pages
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An Algebraic Arithmetic: Being an Exposition of the Theory and Practice of ...

Silas Ellsworth Coleman - Arithmetic - 1897 - 180 pages
...equal bases and equal altitudes are equivalent. 92. A triangle having one right angle is called a right triangle. The side opposite the right angle is called the hypothenuse, and the other two sides, the legs. If a right triangle be constructed having legs 3 and 4 units in length respectively, the...
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School Arithmetic; Advanced Book

John Marvin Colaw, John Kelley Elkwood - Arithmetic - 1900 - 450 pages
...perimeters of two fields, one of which is 20.25 rd. square, and the other 20.25 sq. rd. ? 363 H 531. In a right-angled triangle, the side opposite the right angle is called the Hypotenuse. 1. Cut from a cardboard a right triangle with a base 3 inches in length and an altitude...
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Elements of Plane Geometry

Alan Sanders - Geometry, Modern - 1901 - 260 pages
...generally expressed in terms of the right angle. Thus, ZA = f RA, or ZB = 1-JRA, etc. 43. DEFINITIONS. In a right-angled triangle the side opposite the right angle is called the hypotenuse. The other two sides are the legs of the triangle. Leg 44. EXERCISE. If two RA A have the...
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Elementary School Mathematics by Grades: Standard measurements. Fifth book

William Estabrook Chancellor - Arithmetic - 1902 - 168 pages
...in. sides, and bisect each angle. RIGHT-ANGLED TRIANGLES A right-angled triangle has one right angle. In a right-angled triangle the side opposite the right angle is called the hypotenuse. Here the side R GrL is the base, and the side LR the perpendicular. G< RIGHTVANQLED Find...
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Elements of Plane and Solid Geometry

Alan Sanders - Geometry - 1903 - 388 pages
...generally expressed in terms of the right angle. Thus, ZA — f RA, or ZB = 1\ RA, etc. 43. DEFINITIONS. In a right-angled triangle the side opposite the right angle is called the hypotenuse. The other two sides are the legs of the triangle. Leg 44. EXERCISE. If two Ji.A. & have...
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Elementary Geometry: Practical and Theoretical

Charles Godfrey, Arthur Warry Siddons - Geometry - 1903 - 355 pages
...triangle. (p. 81.) Right.angled triangle. A triangle which has one of its angles a right angle is called a right.angled triangle. The side opposite the right angle is called the hypotenuse. (p. 81.) Acute.angled triangle. A triangle which has all its angles acute is called an...
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Advanced Arithmetic

David Eugene Smith - Arithmetic - 1905 - 414 pages
...15. 7. 16. 8. 17. 11. 18. Find the side of a square containing 1 acre (160 sq. rd.). 254. Hypotenuse. In a right-angled triangle the side opposite the right angle is called the hypotenuse. 255. Square on the hypotenuse. If a floor is made up of triangular tiles like this, it...
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Practical Arithmetic

David Eugene Smith - Arithmetic - 1905 - 646 pages
...15. 7. 16. 8. 17. 11. 18. Find the side of a square containing 1 acre (160 sq. rd.). 580. Hypotenuse. In a right-angled triangle the side opposite the right angle is called the hypotenuse. 581. Square on the hypotenuse. If a floor is made up of triangular tiles like this, it...
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The American Practical Navigator: Being an Epitome of Navigation and ...

Nathaniel Bowditch - Nautical astronomy - 1906 - 670 pages
...нгцшге. When the angles are right angles ami only the opposite sides equal, it is called a rectangle. In a right-angled triangle the side opposite the right angle is called the hi/jn'itcnuse, one of the other sides is called the base, and the third sitie is called the perjicndirnliir....
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The Ontario High School Geometry: Theoretical

Alexander H. McDougall - Geometry - 1910 - 316 pages
...Definitions. — If one angle of a triangle be a right angle, the triangle is called a right-angled triangle. In a right-angled triangle the side opposite the right angle is called the hypotenuse. If one angle of a triangle be an obtuse angle, the triangle is called an obtuse-angled...
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