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This car only looks like a fastback from 270 degrees, thanks to the twin hypotenuse of roof pillars.

This equation also represents a fundamental property of right triangles — that the square of the longest side, or hypotenuse, is the sum of the squares of the other two shorter sides.

The length of one side of the slice is the hypotenuse of this triangle.

The new 2,700squarefoot space feels like a geometric funhouse — quadrilaterals of wood overhead, an enveloping halfcircle over the open kitchen, and the hypotenuse of the bar slanting through the lounge.
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