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# What do you call longest side of right triangle?

Updated: 10/27/2022

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The longest side a right angle triangle is its hypotenuse

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### What do you call The side of a rigth triangle opposite the right angle?

It is the hypotenuse or longest side

### What is the longest side of a right triangle?

The longest side of a right angle triangle is called the hypotenuse.

### Is a right triagnle the only triangle with the longest side a hypotenuse?

No but with a right angle triangle the longest side is the hypotenuse.

### What is the name for the longest side in a right angled triangle?

The longest side in a right angled triangle is called a hypotenuse.

### In a right triangle the base is always longest of the 3 sides?

No. It depends what you call "base", really. The longest side is opposite the right angle.

### Longest side of a triangle is called?

In a right triangle (a triangle where one of the angles is exactly 90 degrees) , the longest side is called the hypotenuse. In non-right triangles, the longest side has no special name.

### What you the longest side of a right triangle?

the hypotenuse. If it is a right angled triangle

### What is the right triangle if a12 and b13 what is c?

If the 13 is the longest side of that right triangle, then the missing side is 5 . If 'c' is the longest side of that right triangle, then the missing one is 17.692 (rounded).

### Why is the hypotenuse is the longest side of a right triangle?

Yes the Hypotenuse is the longest side in a right angled triangle, the hypotenuse is always opposite the right angle.

### The longest side of a triangle that always the right angle?

The side opposite the right angle is longest.

### Is the longest side of a right triangle a hypotenuese?

Yes the hypotenuse is the longest side

### Is hypotenuse the longest side?

Yes, hypotenuse is the longest side of the right triangle.