Pythagorean Theorem

In mathematics, the Pythagorean theorem or Pythagoras’ theorem is a relation in Euclidean geometry among the three sides of a right triangle (right-angled triangle). In terms of areas, it states:

In any right triangle, the area of the square whose side is the hypotenuse (the side opposite the right angle) is equal to the sum of the areas of the squares whose sides are the two legs (the two sides that meet at a right angle).

In other words we can say that the Pythagorean theorem states that in any right angled triangle the square of the hypotenuse is equal to the sum of the squares of perpendicular and base. Here perpendicular and base are the two legs of the triangle between which the right angle is formed. The theorem can be written as an equation relating the lengths of the sides a, b and c, often called the Pythagorean equation: Read more on – Wikipedia

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