hypotenuse


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the side of a right triangle opposite the right angle

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For Keynes, the slope of the hypotenuse represents the marginal efficiency of capital.
The lowest BER for a fixed sampling instant is always obtained when the second sampling is performed at the point where the hypotenuse and flat section of the binary 0 pulse meet.
Not only will students be less likely to confuse the hypotenuse with the other two sides if they have this graphical foundation, but they will be more likely to remember and understand the theorem in the long-term.
Euclid's theorem of altitude: For every right triangle square of the length of the altitude from the hypotenuse to the right angle is equal to the product of the two segments into which the hypotenuse is divided.
A compact conical beam antenna has been proposed based on the QMSIW array, which is consisted of six isosceles right-angled triangle metallic patch printed on the upper side of the substrate in a windmill-shape and diagonal periodic metallic via holes drilled along the hypotenuse of the triangle patch.
At the finite hyperbolic sphere radius R Pythagoras' theorem fails, because at non-equal coefficients (22) the square area upon hypotenuse is greater than the sum ofsquare areas upon catheters:
To prove that such recollection is possible, he calls for a slave and starts to draw geometric figures, giving the slave hints for calculating the length of the hypotenuse of a right triangle, applying the Pythagorean Theorem.
His involvement in a love triangle is the talk of the staff room - usually it's an isosceles triangle or, in yer posher establishments, a hypotenuse one.
We know that the vertical distance is 15 feet (50 feet minus 35 feet), but we need to figure out the horizontal distance before we can use the Pythagorean theorem to calculate the hypotenuse of this triangle.
In a triangle, when trying to find a specific angle for writing G & M Code, the side touching the missing angle and the hypotenuse is called the adjacent side.
I've urged people to walk the hypotenuse (get straight to the point), to adopt physiognomy manipulation, to introduce afternoon naps to the workplace to facilitate dream-time learning, to ring the relaxation hotline to get the benefit of the sound of a woodland glade.
He communicates this love and delight in his exploration of the one theorem almost everyone can remember: the square of the hypotenuse of a right triangle is equal to the sum of the squares of the other two sides.
Sine is Opposite over Hypotenuse, Cosine is Adjacent over Hypotenuse, and Tangent is Opposite over Adjacent.
45 York A mnemonic for remembering the relationship between the angles and sides of a right-angle triangle - sine equals opposite over hypotenuse (soh), cosine equals adjacent over hypotenuse (cah) and tangent equals opposite over adjacent (toa).