Definition of right-angled in English:

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right-angled

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adjective

Containing or being a right angle: a right-angled triangle
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  • Of the methods taught by Aryabhata and demonstrated by his scholiast Bhaskara I, some are based on comparison of similar right-angled plane triangles, and others are derived from inference.
  • With sides 1 and 4, a right-angled triangle has hypotenuse 10 and, although 10 is not a Fibonacci number it is twice a Fibonacci number.
  • In the case of a square, it's possible to mimic the resulting pattern by constructing a series of larger and larger right-angled triangles, starting with a square in the middle.

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