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The third side (the side opposite the right angle in a right triangle) is called the hypotenuse. 32 + 42 = 9 + 16 = 25 If c2 = 25 c =25 √ So c = 5. —Dr. Math, The Math Forum Introduction to Two-Dimensional (2-D) Geometric Figures 35 ASK DR. MATH THE PYTHAGOREAN THEOREM When would I use the Pythagorean theorem? The Pythagorean theorem is used any time we have a right triangle, we know the length of two sides, and we want to find the third side. For example, I was in the furniture store the other day and saw a nice entertainment center on sale at a good price.

Math, The Math Forum Alternate Exterior Angles Dear Dr. Math, I have been trying to find out what alternate exterior angles are for hours! My teacher assigned us a vocabulary sheet for geometry, and the only term I can’t find is alternate exterior angles. I know what an alternate interior angle is but not an exterior one. I am completely clueless. Please help! ) So alternate interior angles are on opposite sides of the transversal, inside or between the parallel lines, like the pair of angles labeled 1 and the pair labeled 2 here: 20 Dr.

In this section, we’ll talk about what the differences are and how the Pythagorean theorem can help you find the side lengths of one common type. Types of Triangles Dear Dr. Math, What is the difference between an isosceles triangle and a scalene triangle? I always forget which is which! Yours truly, Lorraine Introduction to Two-Dimensional (2-D) Geometric Figures 31 Dear Lorraine, A useful trick in trying to remember these names and many others is to think about the pieces of words that they’re made from.