7 terms

Pythagorean Thereom

adjacent sides
two sides that are touching each other, sharing a common vertex
the longest side in a right triangle; always opposite the right angle
the two short sides on a right triangle; always adjacent to the right angle
opposite side
the side that is not touching, and not sharing a common vertex
Pythagorean Theorem
the theorem that says that in any right triangle, a2 + b2 = c2 if a and b represent the lengths of the two legs, and c represents the length of the hypotenuse
right triangle
a triangle with one right angle
square root
a number times itself that gives the number inside the bracket; the opposite of squaring a number