| Herbert Michael Wilson - Camping - 1900 - 910 pages
...numbers can be squared on the slide-rule, work can readily be checked by seeing if the square root of the **sum of the squares of the two legs is equal to the** hypothenuse. One of the simplest ways of avoiding mistakes is to bear in mind that sines and cosines... | |
| Freemasonry - 1922 - 111 pages
...symbolized by the Forty-seventh Problem, a very ancient emblem of much meaning, by which we learn that **in every right angled triangle the sum of the squares of the** base and perpendicular equal the square of the hypotenuse. In other words, Isis and Osiris united form... | |
| Art Johnson - Education - 1999 - 179 pages
...was chased by a mob of angry people. Pythagoras is best known for the Pythagorean Theorem: In a right **triangle, the sum of the squares of the two legs is equal to the square of the** hypotenuse. a2 + b2 = c2 Mathematics As a Religion continues on page 156. 155 Although the theorem... | |
| Marcia Lerner, Doug McMullen, Princeton Review (Firm) - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2002 - 353 pages
...expression of the increase or decrease of a ratio. 135 45° Pythagorean theorem: A law that says in a right **triangle, the sum of the squares of the two legs is equal to the square of the** hypotenuse; also known as: a2 + b2 = c2, where c is the hypotenuse. Quadrilateral: A closed, two-dimensional,... | |
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