Posted by **anonymous** on Sunday, September 17, 2006 at 6:14pm.

Does the hypotenuse ALWAYS have to be the longest side?

Yes. It is the "c^2" in the equation

c^2 = a^2 + b^2

c has to be greater than both a and b, the right-angle sides.

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March 24, 2017
Posted by **anonymous** on Sunday, September 17, 2006 at 6:14pm.

Does the hypotenuse ALWAYS have to be the longest side?

Yes. It is the "c^2" in the equation

c^2 = a^2 + b^2

c has to be greater than both a and b, the right-angle sides.

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