## Math Knowledge Flash Card Set 178934

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###### Pythagorean Theorem

The Pythagorean theorem defines the relationship between the side lengths of a right triangle. The length of the hypotenuse squared (c2) is equal to the sum of the two perpendicular sides squared (a2 + b2): c2 = a2 + b2 or, solved for c, $$c = \sqrt{a + b}$$

##### hypotenuse

According to the Pythagorean theorem, for a right triangle the length of the __________ squared is equal to the sum of the two perpendicular sides squared.