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
math - 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?
math - 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?
math - Anonymous, Monday, April 18, 2011 at 10:14am
math - 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.
math - north, Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 10:23am