Originally Posted by trebark
The pythagorean theorem (A-squared + B-squared = C-squared) applies to right-triangles. So it actually, requires a 90 degree angle (the angle formed by A and B). The other two angles (formed by A/C and B/C) can be different than 45s.
That's right, and I knew that. Guess I shoud've worded it differently. I was assuming 45 degree angle
just because he stated 900 below and 900 away.
One of the sides would have to be a different length for the angle to be something other than 45 if it were a true right-triangle.