# 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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All rectilinear figures can be reduced to triangles, and every triangle can be reduced ultimately to right triangles....
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(e) The isosceles right triangle case: we select O = (0, 0), B = (5, 0), and A = (0, 5), as shown in Figure 4(e).
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In this paper, the intensive experiments indicate that when the shape of the sub-region is isosceles right triangle or square, the localization result is better.
If you imagine the height of the stairs as the vertical side of a right triangle, and the floor running below the staircase as its horizontal side, then the stairs themselves form the hypotenuse.
1 Granny Smith apple, sliced 1/8-lnch thick, cut into right triangle
He communicates this love and delight in his exploration of the one theorem almost everyone can remember: the square of the hypotenuse of a right triangle is equal to the sum of the squares of the other two sides.

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