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The Almost Pythagorean Theorem (Posted on 2017-02-03) Difficulty: 3 of 5
A pretty good approximation of the Pythagorean Theorem to find the hypotenuse of a right triangle is to add the length of the longer leg to half the length of the shorter leg.

For what ratio of leg lengths is this approximation worst? How bad is it?

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Some ThoughtsSolution only.broll2017-02-04 00:10:45
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