Flashcards on Pythagorean Theorem

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What is the Pythagorean Theorem?

A^2 + B^2 = C^2

Who discovered the Pythagorean Theorem?

Pythagoras

What are the side lengths called in the Pythagorean Theorem?

A, B, C

In a right triangle, which side is the hypotenuse?

The side opposite the right angle

What is the formula to find the length of the hypotenuse?

C = √(A^2 + B^2)

What is the Pythagorean Triple for 3, 4, 5?

3, 4, 5

What type of triangles does the Pythagorean Theorem apply to?

Right triangles

How is the Pythagorean Theorem commonly represented?

A^2 + B^2 = C^2

What is the longest side of a right triangle called?

Hypotenuse

What is the square of the hypotenuse equal to?

Sum of the squares of the other two sides

What are the two shorter sides of a right triangle called?

Legs

How can the Pythagorean Theorem be used to solve problems?

By finding the missing side length of a right triangle

What is the relationship between the sides of a right triangle according to the Pythagorean Theorem?

A^2 + B^2 = C^2

What Greek mathematician is credited with the Pythagorean Theorem?

Pythagoras

What letter is commonly used to represent the hypotenuse in the Pythagorean Theorem formula?

C

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