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THE LAW OF PYTHAGORAS
The Law of Pythagoras is the square of the hypotenuse of a right triangle equals
the sum of the squares of the two legs. It is expressed by the formula a2 + b2 = c2.
1. RIGHT TRIANGLE a triangle having one right angle.
2. HYPOTENUSE The hypotenuse of a right triangle is the side opposite
the right angle.
3. LEG The leg of a right triangle is a side opposite an acute angle of a right
ABC is a right triangle.