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The problems you missed are listed below with answers and explanations.  Look over the explanation for each problem so you can understand why you missed it!

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The Pythagorean Theorem is used to help find side lengths. Since there are 3 sides in a triangle there are 3 variables to work with in the Theorem.

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The Theorem is used in helping find side lengths.

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The Pythagorean Theorem is a^2 + b^2 = c^2 not a+b=c

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Since the triangle is isosceles, we know that the 2 sides must be equal. Since it is a right triangle, we know that one angle is 90 degrees. Knowing that the other angles must be equal we know that the other 2 angles equal 45 degrees. A 45-45-90 triangle has the lengths of SQRT(2)-1-1 for the sides. If the hypotenuse is 2SQRT(2) then we can see all the sides have been multiplied by 2 (2SQRT(2)/SQRT(2) = 2). Therefore we can just multiply the other sides by 2 and get our answer of 2.

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The oppsite side over adjacent side trig ratio is defined as Tangent

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Tangent is the only basic trig ratio that does not involve the hypotenuse

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If a right triangle has lengths of 1 for a leg, and 2 for the hypotenuse, we can figure out the 3rd side by using the Pythagorean Theorem. The 3rd side is SQRT(3). A 30-60-90 triangle has those side lengths. Since we already know that one angle is 90, we know that the other two are 30 and 60. So the smallest angle is 30.

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The longest side in a 30-60-90 triangle is 2. The hypotenuse does count as a side, it is just not a leg. And the hypotonuse is always the longest side in a right triangle.

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The Pythagorean Theorem computes side lengths, not angle measures.

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The Pythagorean Theorem is defined as (a^2)+(b^2)=(c^2).

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