| Harold Ordway Rugg, John Roscoe Clark - Mathematics - 1919 - 394 pages
...fcFir'' ft? a right triangle when the other h " HYPOTENUSE RULE, OR LAW which states that the square of **the hypotenuse of a right triangle is equal to the sum of** the squares of the other two sides, or, in the above problem, that A2 = 362 + 282. This relation between... | |
| Floyd Dell - Education - 1919 - 218 pages
...true? If it is, why do you teach your children the multiplication table, or the rule that the square of **the hypotenuse of a right triangle is equal to the sum of** the squares of the other two sides — unless in order to save them the trouble of thinking? By the... | |
| Midhat J. Gazalé - Mathematics - 2000 - 340 pages
...Hippasus was bom. The famous theorem that Pythagoras ascribed to his name states that the square of **the hypotenuse of a right triangle is equal to the sum of** the squares of the other two sides. (In Figure 4.3a, the area of the square erected on the hypotenuse... | |
| Marcel Danesi - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2000 - 284 pages
...geometry, the great discovery of the school was the Pythagorean theorem, which states that the square of **the hypotenuse of a right triangle is equal to the sum of** the squares of the other two sides. In astronomy, the Pythagoreans were the first to consider the earth... | |
| Burton F. Porter - Philosophy - 2001 - 336 pages
..."parallel lines never meet" (in Euclidean geometry), "bachelors are unmarried males," or "the square of **the hypotenuse of a right triangle is equal to the sum of** the squares of the other two sides." Is it, therefore, a matter of intuitive awareness whereby we experience... | |
| Gerald O'Collins - Religion - 2001 - 420 pages
...example. I have never heard of any rational person who both understood and rejected the claim that **the square on the hypotenuse of a right triangle is equal to the sum of** the squares on the sides. But it is hard to think of any arguments for substantive philosophical conclusions,... | |
| Mark C Baker - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2008 - 290 pages
...of which it has had no adequate experience. For example, we know with certainty that the square of **the hypotenuse of a right triangle is equal to the sum of** the squares of the remaining sides. This is an extremely practical and well-tested piece of knowledge,... | |
| Igor R. Shafarevich - Mathematics - 2002 - 300 pages
...side and diagonal of a square using the famous Pythagorean theorem: the area of the square constructed **on the hypotenuse of a right triangle is equal to the sum of** the areas of the two squares constructed on the other two sides of the triangle. Or, in other words,... | |
| Chip R. Bell - Business & Economics - 2002 - 214 pages
...the Pythagorean theorem (for those who used it in high school and then filed it away: the square of **the hypotenuse of a right triangle is equal to the sum of** the squares of the other two sides). He had no overhead projector, handouts, or textbook. He needed... | |
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