# types of special right triangles

### By Tyler Hyche

Hypotenuse- is the side opposite the right angle in a right triangle. It is the longest side of a right triangle.

Short leg/long leg- The legs are the two shorter sides of a right triangle. The legs of a right triangle are perpendicular to each other

similarity ratios for triangles.

similarity ratios for triangles definition- You are not given a single pair of corresponding sides so you cannot find the similarity ratio. Remember How to Find corresponding sides. Corresponding sides follow the same letter order as the triangle name.