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Pythagoras' Theorem
Learn About Pythagoras' Theorem
Pythagoras' theorem
is a theorem concerning the three sides of a
right triangle
, that states:
The square of the hypotenuse of a right triangle is equal to the sum of the squares of the other two sides.
A right triangle has 3 sides. If we label the length of each side
a
,
b
and
c
, Pythagoras' theorem can be written as a formula:
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Entering
two
sides lengths.
a:
b:
c:
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What is Pythagoras' theorem?
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