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**n872yt3r****Member**- Registered: 2013-01-21
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So, I went to a British tutoring site and found out about the Pythagoran Theorem problems.

Here is the Pythagoran Theorem itself:

And following that rule, you would do a problem like this:

1. Take 2 numbers, 1 being larger than the other. For example, 12 and 13.

2. Square them.

3. Subtract one from the other. 169-144=25

4. Find the square root of it. [math25=5[/math]

Therefore, the final formula would be:

^ <Latex fixed by moderator. Some symbols cannot be copied from ordinary text. Bob>

*Last edited by n872yt3r (2013-01-22 00:38:15)*

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

Your latex is breaking up.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.**

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**bob bundy****Moderator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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hi,

He just used the wrong thing for square root in Latex. I've fixed it.

Bob

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