Q: Does the pythagorean theorem only apply to right triangles?

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Yes. But only right triangles.

No. The Pythagorean theorem applies only to right triangles...those containing a right angle (90 degrees).

The Pythagorean Theorem is a statement about triangles containing a right angle. The Pythagorean Theorem states that:"The area of the square built upon the hypotenuse of a right triangle is equal to the sum of the areas of the squares upon the remaining sides."

A right Triangle

it depens if the isosceles triangle is a right triangle or not

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Yes. But only right triangles.

you can't, because the Pythagorean theorem is for right triangles and the triangles formed by the diagonal of a parallelogram are not right triangles.

The Pythagorean theorem only includes right triangles

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Right angle triangles

It applies to right triangles ... any triangle, in a flat plane, that has one right angle in it.

Only right triangles.

All right angle triangles

No, the pythagorean theorem only works on right triangles, but it will work on any right triangle. This is because the Pythagorean Theorem states that length of Leg A squared plus the length of Leg B Squared equals the length of the hypotenuse squared. A hypotenuse is always found opposite a right angle. Only right triangles have right angles; therefore, the Pythagorean Theorem only applies to right triangles. :D

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