a triangle having a right angle (contrasted with
) Also called (in Britain and certain other countries):
a triangle one angle of which is a right angle
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A triangle having a right angle.
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right triangle definition
A triangle that contains a
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The hypotenuse of a right triangle is not always the shortest distance between the two points that define it.
The cosine function is simply the ratio of the sides a and c in the diagram below of a right triangle.
Draw a right triangle with the given leg length on dot paper.
Students can do this, using the right triangle cutouts.
The hypotenuse is the longest side of a right triangle.
One leg of a right triangle exceeds the other leg by four inches.
Height can be measured using a number of devices, the simplest being a right triangle.
It is open at the top with a right triangle at each end.
They should also be able to perform calculations involving similar figures including right triangle trigonometry.
Knowing how to find the area of a right triangle extends to all right triangles.