| Alex Greer, Clarrie Layne - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2001 - 496 pages
...angle A, b lies opposite the angle B and c lies opposite the angle C. B Fig. 29.11 PYTHAGORAS' THEOREM **In any right-angled triangle the square on the hypotenuse is equal to the sum** of the squares on the other two sides. In the diagram (Fig. 29.12), or The hypotenuse is the longest... | |
| Lyn Baker - Higher School Certificate Examination (N.S.W.) - 2001 - 123 pages
...d,) = ^x(130+4x146 + 120) = 9174 m2 Area= 1305-378 = 927 cm2 Key Points Pythagoras' theorem states: **In any right-angled triangle, the square on the hypotenuse is equal to the sum** of the squares on the other two sides. The HYPOTENUSE is the longest side of a right-angled triangle.... | |
| Karen Hughes - General Certificate of Secondary Education - 2001 - 138 pages
...Average 7 Pythagoras, circle properties 7.1 Pythagoras' theorem • Pythagoras' theorem states that in a **right-angled triangle the square on the hypotenuse is equal to the sum** of the squares on the other two sides. a2+b2=c2 or c2 = a2 + b2 a Example 1 In this right-angled triangle... | |
| Lyn Baker - Higher School Certificate Examination (N.S.W.) - 2004 - 132 pages
...360°. A regular polygon has all its sides equal and all its angles equal. О Pythagoras' theorem: **In any right-angled triangle the square on the hypotenuse is equal to the sum** of the squares on the other two sides. If the sides of a triangle, (a, b, c) are such that c2 = a2... | |
| General Certificate of Secondary Education - 2002 - 148 pages
...angle BDC B C (b) AC (e) angle ADB (c) AB Summary of key points Pythagoras' theorem states that in a **right-angled triangle the square on the hypotenuse is equal to the sum** of the squares on the other two sides. ,2 or i + b2=r Pythagoras' theorem states that in any right-angled... | |
| Peter Hilton, Derek Holton, Jean Pedersen - Mathematics - 2002 - 337 pages
...and his followers discovered was considered the property of the community. Pythagoras' Theorem In a **right-angled triangle, the square on the hypotenuse is equal to the sum** of the squares on the other two sides. That is, h2 = a2 + b2. One important thing to note here is that... | |
| David McIlroy - Education - 2003 - 265 pages
...formulae is useful if you can work your way through examples. For example, Pythagorean theorem states **that, in any right-angled triangle, the square on the hypotenuse is equal to the sum** of the squares on the other two sides. If you are hearing that for the first time it may amount to... | |
| Mathematical Association, Mathematical Association of America - Mathematics - 2003 - 541 pages
...Theorems Group A: Greek Geometry Al Pythagoras' Theorem CHRIS DENLEY'S CHOICE Pythagoras' Theorem: **In any right-angled triangle, the square on the hypotenuse is equal to the sum** of the squares on the other two sides: or a2 = b2 + c2. In my early days as a mathematics teacher,... | |
| John Bird - Technology & Engineering - 2003 - 366 pages
...opposite the right angle (ie side b) is called the hypotenuse. The theorem of Pythagoras states: Tn **any right-angled triangle, the square on the hypotenuse is equal to the sum** of the squares on the other two sides.' Hence b2 = a2 + c2 Fig. 10.1 Problem 1. In Fig. 10.2, find... | |
| Stephen Bann, Jannis Kounellis - Art - 2003 - 208 pages
...message. Its square lead units reenact the Pythagorean proof learned by every school-child: that, in a **right-angled triangle, the square on the hypotenuse is equal to the sum** of the squares subtended by the two remaining sides. Repeating its own axiom to itself, it pitches... | |
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