# Name the side of a right triangle opposite the right angle.

We will use the definition of sides of a right triangle.

## Answer: Hypotenuse is the side of a right triangle opposite the right angle.

The hypotenuse is the longest side in a right-angled triangle.

**Explanation:**

In a right-angled triangle, the longest side or the side opposite to the right angle is termed as the hypotenuse of the triangle.

### Therefore, the side of a right triangle opposite the right angle is called the hypotenuse.

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