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Originally Posted by trebark
The pythagorean theorem (Asquared + Bsquared = Csquared) applies to righttriangles. 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 righttriangle.
Good catch.