Hypotenuse

The hypotenuse is the side opposite the right angle of a right triangle.

right triangle

The hypotenuse is the longest side of a right triangle.

Pythagorean Theorem

The square of the hypotenuse equals the sum of the squares of the legs.

Teorema de Pitágoras


Example

Calculate the hypotenuse of a right triangle whose legs are 3 and 4 m.

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