Posted by **nicole** on Wednesday, April 14, 2010 at 12:18am.

Determine whether the statement is always true, sometimes true, or never true.

3) The length of the hypotenuse of a right triangle equals the length of one of the legs of the triangle.

Answer choice: a.) always true b.) sometimes true c.)never true

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**PJ**, Wednesday, April 14, 2010 at 12:28pm
Think about this in terms of the a^2+b^2=c^2. Could a or b possibly be the same length as c?

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**PsyDAG**, Wednesday, April 14, 2010 at 1:26pm
PJ is citing the Pythagorean theorem.

(side a)^2 + (side b)^2 = hypotenuse^2

What would have to happen for either side = hypotenuse?

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**Anonymous**, Monday, April 18, 2011 at 10:14am
you.

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**Anonymous**, Thursday, June 28, 2012 at 1:09pm
Determine if the following is always, sometimes, or never true.

y = -1/5 x + 3 is a function.

A Always

B Sometimes

C Never

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**north**, Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 10:23am
always true

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