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Hypotenuse calculator

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Submitted on: 12/21/2018 6:35:15 AM
By: Mike Smith 
Level: Advanced
User Rating: Unrated
Compatibility: 5.0 (all versions)
Views: 740
 
     The code calculates the length of the hypotenuse of a right triangle using the Pythagorean theorem.
 
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= Name: Hypotenuse calculator
= Description:The code calculates the length of the hypotenuse of a right triangle using the Pythagorean theorem.
= By: Mike Smith
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#!/usr/bin/perl
# Hypotenuse calculator
print "Please enter the value of side a: ";
$a = <STDIN>;
print "Please enter the value of side b: ";
$b = <STDIN>;
$hypotenuse = sqrt($a * $a + $b * $b);
print "The hypotenuse is $hypotenuse.\n";


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