How Is Pythagorean Theorem Used in Everyday Life?


The Pythagorean Theorem states that the sum of the squares of sides of a right triangle, equals the square of the hypotenuse. The theorem is used in building fences, along with architecture in general. Crime scene investigators also use it to determine the trajectory of a bullet, and geologists use it to calculate the epicenter of earthquakes.
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TV screen sizes. They are always given as the diagonal measure, but if you want to know the actual dimensions, and you know the ratio of sides (16:9 or 4:3) then you can find them
Sketch your triangle on paper. It does not need to be exact or to scale, it is just an approximation. The triangle does need to be a right triangle, though. This means that one interior
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