# Pythagorean theorem

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Here is an example of how you could use C++ code to solve for the length of the hypotenuse (c) in a right triangle using the Pythagorean theorem:

#include <iostream> #include <cmath>

using namespace std;

int main() { double a, b, c;

// Read in the lengths of the other two sides cout << “Enter the length of side a: “; cin >> a; cout << “Enter the length of side b: “; cin >> b;

// Calculate the length of the hypotenuse using the Pythagorean theorem c = sqrt(aa + bb);

// Print the result cout << “The length of the hypotenuse is: ” << c << endl;

return 0; }

This code reads in the lengths of the other two sides of the triangle from the user, calculates the length of the hypotenuse using the Pythagorean theorem, and prints the result to the console. The sqrt function from the cmath library is used to calculate the square root of the sum of the squares of the other two sides.

You can use similar code to solve for the lengths of the other two sides if the hypotenuse and one of the other sides are known. Just be sure to use the correct formula and plug in the known values for the appropriate variables.

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