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anonymous
 4 years ago
Michael drew a triangle with the sides measuring 12.5 centimeters, 30 centimeters, and
32.5 centimeters. Using the Pythagorean theorem, determine if Michael’s triangle is a
right triangle. On the lines below, explain how you determined your answer.
anonymous
 4 years ago
Michael drew a triangle with the sides measuring 12.5 centimeters, 30 centimeters, and 32.5 centimeters. Using the Pythagorean theorem, determine if Michael’s triangle is a right triangle. On the lines below, explain how you determined your answer.

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amistre64
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1whats the pythag thrm state?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay, there is only so many ways to make a triangle using the formula: a^2+b^2=c^2. so now try all the diff ways and if one way works, then the answer is yes, it is possible.

amistre64
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1just try one way, since the longest side has to be the hypot

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the answer is yes:) 12.5^2+30^2=32.5^2

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The proportions are more obvious if you multiply by two. 25/60/65 is a 5/12/13 multiplied by five. (5/12/13 is an oftenseen pythagorean triple used in textbook problems)
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