What jobs use the Pythagorean theorem on a regular basis?
I am doing a project in geometry class, please help if you have answers. I don't need to know what the Pythagorean theorem is, just who uses it!
Asked By: hilarygorillary - 2/14/2007
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Answered By: My Love Is 4 A Lifetime - 2/14/2007
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Answered By: Cam E - 2/14/2007
Um, possibly architects, who want to make sure that triangles that are in a building aren't to small or too big or something. And I deeply sympthasize. I had to do a geometry project, and it was . Horray for extra credit!
Answered By: muttsyfriend_82 - 2/14/2007
i dOn`t knowww.
Answered By: bAYbE GiRLL <3 - 2/14/2007
Anyone who deals with right triangles, and indirectly, anyone who uses trigonometry in their work: engineers economists astronomers chemists physicists artists architects mapmakers designers statisticians actuaries epidemiologists math teachers surveyors
Answered By: Jerry P - 2/14/2007
The theorem holds the most importance for architecture, where triangles are not only used to find the lengths of things but also the rate at which to pull something up (related rates-calculus). But it relates to everyday life: for example, if you're trying to find the length of a rope tying a boat to a dock that's... More
Answered By: J Z - 2/14/2007
Answered By: saladdressing701 - 2/14/2007
A Geometery class teacher
Answered By: Seamoose - 2/14/2007
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