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Summer said that it didn't matter which side of a right triangle were a,b,c. is that correct?

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  1. ivettef365
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    it does matter,

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  2. maycomrodas
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    what should i put?

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    that is a question that is not to clear. A right triangle could have different length in sides, could be 3,4,5 measurements, where the 5 is the hypothenus and let say a=3, b=4, and c=5, so c have to be the hyp, so it does matter

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    ok so C is always the longest side right?

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    |dw:1372281994882:dw|

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    yes generally c is considered the longest side it is also known as the hypothenuse

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    alright thanks

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    pythagorean theorem \[A^2 + B^2 = C^2\]

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