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Perimeter of a Right Triangle
Use the pythagorean theorem to find the perimeter  
of a right triangle
3
5inches
2
c
2
2
= 9 + 25
+
=
3 inches
5
= 34 - find the square root
The square root of c  is equal to the length of the
hypotenuse.
c = 5.83 inches
hypotenuse
c =??
perimeter of right triangle
Another example: using squrt to represent square root.
right triangle
Right Triangle
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