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    Post Equation frustration....

    Which equation is correct for the right triangle...

    a. d sqrd = e sqrd + f sqrd

    b. f sqrd = d sqrd + e sqrd

    c. e sqrd = d sqrd + f sqrd

    PLEASE EXPLAIN!!!
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    Pythagoras theorem
    a^2 = b^2 + c^2 (in right-angled trianglse)

    Diagram: (bad lol) http://www.myastrologybook.com/Pytha...Theorem16c.gif

    Know the answer now?
    If not
    it is b

    YAY! the first guy i helped
    Last edited by ThePerfectHacker; May 5th 2007 at 05:02 PM. Reason: I answered wrongly first time
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    Remember the rule is that the longest side of the right triangle squared equals the sum of the squares of the other two sides.
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