# right triangle

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## right triangle

[′rīt ′trī‚aŋ·gəl]
(mathematics)
A triangle one of whose angles is a right angle.
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Within a face, a radar beam covers the two right triangles that are connected to the radar's center.
As above, start with a and b as the lengths of the perpendicular sides of a right triangle.
Take a straight stick and hold it vertically so that it forms a right triangle (top of stick/hand/eye) with the vertical (hand to top of stick) and horizontal (hand to eye) sides equal.
At this point, students can either freehand parallel lines or use a protractor or a right triangle.
And using the Pythagoras' Theorem in the right triangle [DELTA]ABB', one has
The students demonstrated little conceptual understanding of right triangle trigonometry despite showing procedural fluency in the use of SOHCAHTOA);
6526, surpassing the upper boundary of a right triangle formation that had contained prices since early January.

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