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For more information, please see full course syllabus of Pre Algebra

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Last reply by: Professor Fung

Thu Oct 25, 2012 4:22 PM

Post by Ahmed Mahdi on October 24, 2012

you said that the sum of the squares of the lengths of the legs is equal to the square of the length of the hypotenuse. But none of the examples you give us when you add the two legs are equal to the hypotenuse. why?

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Post by Michelle Giacalone on June 9, 2011

Admittedly I haven't had time to test this beyond a few examples, but for solving a or b, a over c = b (or b over c = a) seems to work.