They say that you should never explain jokes because you’re just going to end up ruining them. But I’m afraid that is precisely what I’ll be doing today.Some of you may have found that Key và Peele sketch online where they’re in a maths class & the teacher is explaining how khổng lồ find the hypotenuse of a triangle. As soon as she says the word, one of her students says “I wish I was high on potenuse”.The joke is that “high on potenuse” sounds like hypotenuse- the longest side of a right-angled triangle.In this article, we’ll be looking at how to lớn find it, how knowing how lớn find it can be useful, and I’m afraid, probably ruining the joke forever.

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## What is the hypotenuse?

Every right angle triangle is made up of three lines. The first two join together khổng lồ khung an L shape. This shape is a perfect 90o. If it isn’t, then, it isn’t a right-angled triangle.There will also need to be a line connecting the endpoints of the L shape. This line is what we Call the hypotenuse. To find the length of the hypotenuse, we need to know about the sum A2+B2=C2.This sum is known as the Pythagorean Theorem.## Finding C

Let’s look at the example above.C is the longest side. This will be the side that connects A & B.By the way, it doesn’t matter at all which side is A and which side is B, so long as the longest one is C.We know that side A is 6, and side B is 8. We can use this information.If A2+B2=C2 that must mean that 62+82=C262 gives us 36. And 82 gives us 64.Therefore 36+64=C2. 100=C2If we know that C2 is 100, to find C, we need lớn find the square root of 100. Which is 10!## Finding A or B

But what if we already know the length of C & we need khổng lồ find the length of A.We can rewrite the sum.We know that B2 is 64 and C2 is 100.The sum is now x2+64=100First of all, we’ll need lớn take 64 from 100. By doing this, you’ll get the answer of 36.x2=36And to lớn find x when we know that x2 is 36, all we have sầu khổng lồ bởi is find the square root of 36. This will give sầu you 6.## What use is knowing this stuff?

I remember when I was at school, I used to wonder what the point in learning about Pythagoras & the hypotenuse was. But when I grew up, I came lớn realise that actually, knowing about this stuff is more useful than it might seem at first.The first usage will be in measuring. Almost every room in every house is going to have sầu 4 corners, these are going lớn be right angles. By knowing about the Pythagorean Theorem, I have been able lớn make better measurements and fit things inkhổng lồ the corner more effectively.It’s also vital for when you need to lớn figure out the steepness of a slope.## Maths Jokes

There’s no denying that maths can be a difficult topic. Many of us will get stressed và annoyed when trying to lớn figure out the answers lớn maths questions.However, the usage of humour can help khổng lồ make some of this pain that little bit more bearable. When you tell a joke about something, you’re mocking it. By being able to lớn mock maths and laugh at it, you’ll be better equipped for approaching it with confidence.It’s no longer something to lớn be afraid of. It’s now something for you to laugh in the face of.Xem thêm: Cách Dùng Hàm Product Là Gì, Hàm Nhân (Hàm Product) Trong Excel

## Key and Peele

Key và Peele are one of the most famous comedy duos in America today. They are loved up and down the country và all over the world.Their creative sầu abilities & talent in comedy have allowed them lớn go from performing in bars, khổng lồ selling out venues, và having multiple successful TV shows.If you’re ever in the mood for a laugh, I would highly recommover going onto lớn YouTube and watching some of their videos.In my opinion, the “high on potenuse” joke is one of their best. But they have plenty of others which are also hilarious.## What is “high”?

In case you don’t understand the joke because you aren’t too sure what “high” means, then you’ve sầu either been living under a rock your whole life, or you’re younger than 15.If you’re the latter, please forgive me. If you’re the former, welcome to lớn the real world.“High” is the feeling you get when you take particular drugs, usually Cannabis. It causes your brain to become relaxed, and you start having some weird & deep thoughts.For some, it’s a nice way to relax after a stressful day. But be careful, getting high can be extremely dangerous, & sometimes lead to lớn death.## High vs Drunk

There is somewhat of a debate as to whether it’s better khổng lồ be high or drunk.Being high means, you’re chill & entirely at peace with the world. Whereas being drunk means, you’re in the mood khổng lồ buổi tiệc nhỏ và dance.However, when some people get drunk, they can become rather violent. Being violent is a lot less likely when you’re high on Cannabis.Plus, unlượt thích getting drunk, when you get high, you won’t be needing lớn khuyễn mãi giảm giá with a hangover the next day. You can wake up early and have sầu a full and productive day.There are no two ways about it, high people are better than drunk people.Xem thêm: Cách Làm Món Heo Rừng Xào - Thịt Lợn Rừng Xào Xả Ớt Ngon Đúng Vị