The Pythagorean theorem is used today in construction and various other professions and in numerous day-to-day activities. In construction, this theorem is one of the methods builders use to lay the foundation for the co... More »

A real world example of the pythagorean theorem is used when determining the diagonal viewing size of a television. The length and height of the screen are given and the diagonal must be determined to explain the viewing... More »

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The Pythagorean Theorem is used to find the length of the hypotenuse of a right triangle, a calculation which affords many practical uses, such as within the fields of construction, land surveying and navigation. The rel... More »

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The Pythagorean theorem forms the basis of trigonometry and, when applied to arithmetic, it connects the fields of algebra and geometry, according to Mathematica.ludibunda.ch. It has been applied to real-world problems s... More »

The Pythagorean theorem is used often in construction, in engineering, in architecture, in design, in art and in aeronautics. The theorem states that, given a right triangle with sides a, b and c, where c represents the ... More »

Daily life makes use of the Pythagorean theorem in various ways, such as determining the viewing size of a television, which is sometimes a factor used in purchasing decisions. Given the length and height of the screen, ... More »

People use the Pythagorean Theorem and distance formula to determine length in a variety of everyday situations, including the purchase a family television set, the creation of code for collision detection in a video gam... More »