## anonymous 5 years ago what is the hypotenuse of a right triangle

1. anonymous

The hypotenuse is the long side of the right triangle that is slanted diagonally.

if the triangle has sides a and b touching the right corner, it's hypotenuse will be evaluated to :$c = \sqrt{a^2+b^2}$

3. anonymous

The hypotenuse of a right triangle is the longest side of the triangle; it is the side that is opposite the right angle.