how to pronounce hypotenuse


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hypotenuse is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of hypotenuse in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… it has a hypotenuse h what i know is …”

meanings of hypotenuse


  1. The side of a right triangle opposite the right angle.

hypotenuse frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word hypotenuse occurs in english on average 0.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics hypotenuse can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that hypotenuse can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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