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Topic: finding third coordinate
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Kirby Urner

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Re: finding third coordinate
Posted: Jun 10, 2009 9:05 PM
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> I wanna know that how can i find third coordinate of
> right angled triangle when i know two coordinates?


Make a drawing or design maybe. Pythagoras is on your side
(your answer should confirm his theorem).

The importance of drawing in engineering is well expressed
by this MIT guy (poking around recommended):

http://www.opensourceteaching.org/participatingleaders/adrianbejan.html

You'll actually find some mathematicians who discount the
importance of drawings or visualizations of any kind.
Be on your guard!

Kirby



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