# hypotenuse

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## hypotenuse

the side in a right-angled triangle that is opposite the right angle

## hypotenuse

[hī′pät·ən‚üs]
(mathematics)
On a right triangle, the side opposite the right angle.

## hypotenuse

(mathematics)
The side of a right-angled triangle opposite the right angle.

## hypotenuse

In a right triangle, the side opposite the right angle. See sine.
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Increasing the money supply does not change investors' cash flow expectations, so the slope of the hypotenuse does not change.
The hypotenuse of each of these triangles correlates with one of the three bridle legs, and the two vertices are on the X and Y axes.
The child's father, engineer Muwafaq al-Karki, says Abdulqader mastered the four basic operations of elementary arithmetic (addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division), adding that the child was trained by his parents to solve equations of the second degree and calculus problems for calculating the length of the hypotenuse in a right-angled triangle using the Pythagorean theorem.
The square on the hypotenuse equals the sum of the squares on the other two sides.
The Indians found the ratio of a right triangle's opposite side of a given angle to its hypotenuse to be a more useful ratio and called it the jya, Sanskrit for chord.
I also have bought square pots (when the price was right) and their size is measured by of the hypotenuse of two sides.
0026407 mm on x and y axis), along the hypotenuse of the triangle from figure 6, we get the maximum error with the value [epsilon]max = 0.
11) In a right-angled triangle, the square on the hypotenuse is equal to the sum of the squares on the other two sides.
How does the angle of a hypotenuse triangle relate to hockey?
Knowing that the square roots of the two sides of a right triangle add up to the square root of the hypotenuse may have relevance in someone's life.
Anyone who has taken--and passed--high school geometry knows the Pythagorean theorem: In a right triangle, the square of the hypotenuse is equal to the sum of the squares of the other two sides.
He starts with the discovery of the irrational numbers, like v2, where v2 is clearly present as a geometric object--the length of the hypotenuse of the right angled triangle with unit length sides--but is not allowed for by (early Greek) arithmetic.

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