Books Books 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 ## Gunnery: An Elementary Treatise, Including a Graphical Exposition of Field ...

Jennings Cropper Wise - Artillery, Field and mountain - 1912 - 348 pages
...acute angles; an obtuseangled triangle, one obtuse angle; a right-angled triangle, one right angle. In a right-angled triangle the side opposite the right angle is called the hypotenuse; the other sides, the base and the perpendicular. ACUTE.ANGLED TKIANQLEB. Gcaleno. Isosceles... ## American Practical Navigator: An Epitome of Navigation and Nautical Astronomy

Nathaniel Bowditch - Nautical astronomy - 1916 - 930 pages
...square. When the angles are right angles and only the opposite sides equal, it is called a rectangle. In a right-angled triangle the side opposite the right angle is called the hypotenuse, one of the other rid« is called the base, and the third side is called the perpendicular.... ## Theoretical Geometry: Based on the Various Geometry Books by Godfrey and Siddons

Arthur Warry Siddons, Reginald Thomas Hughes - Geometry - 1926 - 202 pages
...perpendicular, p. 4. 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. Ruler and compass constructions, p. 30. Scalene triangle. A triangle which has no two of... ## Facts and Practice for A-Level: Physics

Chris Carter - A-level examinations - 2001 - 276 pages
...placed next to each other. OCK) Trigonometry and Right-angled Triangles 30° I Opposite Side 1. Sides of a Right-angled Triangle The side opposite the right angle is called the hypotenuse. lt is the longest side. The side opposite the 30° angle is called the opposite side. The... ## Folens Maths Programme

Susan Ball, Sue Briggs, Margaret Mackenzie - 2003 - 212 pages
...already deduced to prove that the angles of any triangle add up to 180°. Lesson 2 Right-angled triangles In a right-angled triangle, the side opposite the right angle is called the hypotenuse. p, the hypotenuse, is the largest side, since it is opposite the largest angle. p is less... ## Excel Essential Skills Year 8: Mathematics Revision & Exam Workbook 2 ...

A. S. Kalra - Mathematics - 2003 - 166 pages
...right-angled triangle are 7 cm and 24 cm, then the hypotenuse is (A) 23 cm (В) 24 cm © 25 cm © 31 cm 5 In a right-angled triangle, the side opposite the right angle is called the (X) shortest side (B) middle side © hypotenuse © none of these 6 Which one of the following triads... ## New Maths in Action S1/3 Pupil's Book

Doug Brown, Robin D. Howat, G. Marra, R. Murray, Edward C. K. Mullan - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2002 - 320 pages
...Writedownyourreasons(orshow E b them in adiagram). cm F ¿AB 5 cm IC E b cm 147 4 The theorem of Pythagoras In a right-angled triangle, the side opposite the right angle is called the hypotenuse. This word comes from the ancient Greek language and means ‘stretched under'. Hypotenuse... ## The Elements of Plane Geometry

Euclid - 1845 - 328 pages
...triangle with one angle right. DEF. 19. An acute-angled triangle is a triangle with all its angles acute. In a right-angled triangle, the side opposite the right angle is called the hypotenuse. EXERCISES 11. 1. The angle A of the triangle ABC is a right angle, E is any point in CA... ## Paractical Geometry Based on the Various Geometry Books by Godfrey and Siddons

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...is called an obtuse-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 (a Greek word which means "subtending" the right angle). If a triangle has one of its angles... 