# 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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As the load increased, cracks appeared in the hypotenuse of the foundation slab and concrete in the tensile zone was losing efficiency gradually, so the stiffness of the foundation slab dropped sharply with the largest deformation of 3 mm.
For Keynes, the slope of the hypotenuse represents the marginal efficiency of capital.
Its diameter is the length of the expected hypotenuse 13 of the second triple (5, 12, 13).
Pushing resources into the later stages of production and bringing that hypotenuse back up to the old vertical intercept (which assumes policy makers can determine what that point is) will not change the fact that the slope is out of alignment with the slope in the early stages.
The lowest BER for a fixed sampling instant is always obtained when the second sampling is performed at the point where the hypotenuse and flat section of the binary 0 pulse meet.
Euclid's theorem of altitude: For every right triangle square of the length of the altitude from the hypotenuse to the right angle is equal to the product of the two segments into which the hypotenuse is divided.
A compact conical beam antenna has been proposed based on the QMSIW array, which is consisted of six isosceles right-angled triangle metallic patch printed on the upper side of the substrate in a windmill-shape and diagonal periodic metallic via holes drilled along the hypotenuse of the triangle patch.
At the finite hyperbolic sphere radius R Pythagoras' theorem fails, because at non-equal coefficients (22) the square area upon hypotenuse is greater than the sum ofsquare areas upon catheters:
To prove that such recollection is possible, he calls for a slave and starts to draw geometric figures, giving the slave hints for calculating the length of the hypotenuse of a right triangle, applying the Pythagorean Theorem.
We know that the vertical distance is 15 feet (50 feet minus 35 feet), but we need to figure out the horizontal distance before we can use the Pythagorean theorem to calculate the hypotenuse of this triangle.
Most of us know about Pythagoras, the Greek mathematician who is credited with development of the Pythagorean Theorem: the sum of the squares of the lengths of the sides of a right triangle on a fiat plane equal the square of the length of the longest side called the "hypotenuse." However, Pythagoras did far more than develop a theorem with which to task students with endless homework problems; he succeeded in providing us with the first musical scales.
Arabesques radio in from the open water pleading Help us, it's so quiet, we no longer know how to worship the machine we left blocking the hospital corridors, we have forgotten to pay the rent on our separate pieties (Hypotenuse; the ventral thalamus--) & how the banks are breaking Rapunzel's autoclastic heart

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