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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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 2 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.
 2 years ago
 2 years ago

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amistre64Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
whats the pythag thrm state?
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liliyBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
okay, 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.
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amistre64Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
just try one way, since the longest side has to be the hypot
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liliyBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
the answer is yes:) 12.5^2+30^2=32.5^2
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AnimalAinBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
The 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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