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Common Core: 8.G.7

Solving for the Hypotenuse

When working with Right Triangles often times you might be told what The Legs of a Right Triangle are, but nothing about the triangle's The Hypotenuse. In such cases we can always fall back on The Pythagorean Theorem to help us. You might be thinking, “What is all the fuss about?” As an example, by solving for the hypotenuse of a right triangle we can find the distance between two points, which is a skill that can definitely come in handy, especially if you find yourself walking around New York City.

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