Chapter 8.1 Apply The Pythagorean Theorem

 

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  1. -You can also use algebraic manipulation and the Pythagorean Theorem to find the length of any unknown side of a right triangle
Example

  1. a²+b²=c²
  2. Unknown= a
  3. c²-b²=a²
  4. - To find the area of a right triangle, using the formula A=(bh)/2, in which 'b' represents the base and 'h' represents the height