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# When would you use pythagorean theorm?

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Any time you measure distance using triangulation or utilise angles in theorems. Wiki User

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### How do you use the pythagorean theorm to find the length when all you have is the diagonal?

Yes you have to use the pythagorean theorm to find the length of a right triangle. But you must subtract A2 from C2 then square root the answer.

a2+b2=c2

### How do you find the diagonal of an rectangle with all right angles?

Pythagorean theorm!!

### How do you isolate b in the pythagorean theorm?

b = the square root of (c2 - a2)

### Pythagorean's theorm was written by a man born in whatyear?

Dispute between 582BC and 569BC...

### How can I find the square foot of a roof pitch?

The great pythagorean theorm: a(squared) + b(squared) = c(squared)

### Did Pythagoras develop the Pythagorean theorm?

Because he did not write things down, it is hard to say. Most historians believe that the Sumerians used it, but Pythagoras proved it to always be true.

### What jobs do you use pythagorean theorem?

A land surveyor would use this theorem.

### What jobs use the Pythagorean Theorem?

You would use the Pythagorean Theorem when you are trying to determine the length of a side on a right triangle.ORYou might use the Pythagorean Theorem if you are carpenter or builder. A carpenter might use the Pythagorean Theorem to find the length of the hypotenuse (longest side of the triangle) or the length of the wall or roof. Use can use this methed or theorem in any building situation.

### Who discovered pythagorean theorem?

It was years before, Pythagoras(580 BC - 500 BC) is said to have discovered Pythagorean Theorem. Strangely, 5 centuries after Pythagoras lived, the theorem Pythagorean was attributed to him. The discovery of the theorm Pythagorean came when Pythagoras was waiting for the tyrannical ruler, Polycrates. An interesting idea had flashed Pythagoras mind: A diagonal line can be used to cut or divide the square and two right triangles would be produced from the cut sides. After examining it further, Pythagoras formulated the idea in mind. Happy to help you.

### What ocupattions would use Pythagorean theorem?

used by: architect engineer carpenter

### How do you use a Pythagorean theorem with cube?

You can use pythagorean theorem twice to find the diagonal of a cube