maycomrodas
Summer said that it didn't matter which side of a right triangle were a,b,c. is that correct?
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ivettef365
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it does matter,
maycomrodas
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what should i put?
ivettef365
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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
maycomrodas
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ok so C is always the longest side right?
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completeidiot
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yes generally c is considered the longest side
it is also known as the hypothenuse
maycomrodas
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alright thanks
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pythagorean theorem
\[A^2 + B^2 = C^2\]