is the hypotenuse, the length
of the "C" side of the triangle.
A roofing contractor needs to calculate how much material to purchase to
finish the roof. He doesnt have a ladder to get the length of the rafters.
Calculate the measurement using the Pythagorean Theorem.
Calculate the hypotenuse of the
triangle to the nearest hundredth.
start by using the
a2 + b2 = c2
a = 12 , b = 4
to see how we figured it out.