| Jennings Cropper Wise - Artillery, Field and mountain - 1912 - 352 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... | |
| 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.... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| Doug Brown, Robin D. Howat, G. Marra, Edward C. K. Mullan, R. Murray - Mathematics - 2002 - 320 pages
...Writedownyourreasons(orshow E b them in adiagram). cm F żAB 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 480 pages
...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... | |
| 348 pages
...(Also see p. 16.) 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. 35.) Ruler and compass constructions. (pp. 78, 198.) Scalene triangle. A triangle which... | |
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