| David Patrick, William Geddie - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1925 - 906 pages
...the right angle. The well-known property of the hypotenuse, that the square described on it is equal **to the sum of the squares described on the other two sides,** is proved in Euclid's 47th proposition of Book I. Hypo'thec, in Scotland a lien or security over goods... | |
| Charles Morris - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1923 - 504 pages
...discovered by Pythagoras, which proves that the square described ub, Hypotenuse. on the hypotenu9e is equal **to the sum of the squares described on the other two sides.** Hypsometry (h * p • s0™'*-1" ) • th« •'Jr "J' measurement of heights. See Heights. Hyracotherium... | |
| Bertha Johnston, E. Lyell Earle - Education - 1893 - 886 pages
...before. Yes, the formula is the same: "The square of the hypotenuse of a right-angled triangle is equal **to the sum of the squares described on the other two sides"** (book iv, p. xi); but it is our own now more than ever. As we advance we get forms of nature's crystals,... | |
| Lancelot Hogben - Mathematics - 1968 - 662 pages
...Greek geometer taught what we call the Theorem of Pythagoras, ie that the square on the longest side **of a right-angled triangle is equivalent to the sum of the squares** on the other two. This very early example of block printing from an ancient edition of the Chou Pei,... | |
| Laura Knight-Jadczyk - Antiquities - 2005 - 829 pages
...Theorem is stated thus: In a right-angled triangle the square described on the hypotenuse is equal **to the sum of the squares described on the other two sides.** 184 Everyone who has attended public school and paid the slightest attention in math class knows that... | |
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