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In this case the" hypothenuse may be found by the square root without finding the angles ; according to the following PROPOSITION. IN EVERY RIGHT ANGLED TRIANGLE, THE SUM OF THE SQUARES OF THE TWO LEGS IS EQUAL TO THE SQUARE OF THE HYPOTHENUSE. In the...
A System of Geometry and Trigonometry: Together with a Treatise on Surveying ... - Page 24
by Abel Flint - 1804 - 168 pages

## Topographical Surveying: Including Geographic, Exploratory, and Military ...

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...

## The Compass and Square with Symbolism: For Women Only

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...

## Mathematics

John William Breneman - Engineering mathematics - 1941 - 210 pages

## A. Lincoln with Compass and Chain: Surveying Career as Seen in His Notes and ...

Adin Baber - Illinois - 1968 - 180 pages

## Mathworks: Total Math Review for the GMAT, GRE, and Other Graduate School ...

David Frieder - Graduate Management Admission Test - 1987 - 362 pages

## Famous Problems and Their Mathematicians

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...

## Math Smart Junior: Math You'll Understand

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,...