anonymous
  • anonymous
Is a triangle with sides of length 6 ft, 21 ft, 23 ft a right triangle? Explain.
Mathematics
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anonymous
  • anonymous
if 6^2 + 21^2 = 23^2 (pythagoras theorem) then the triangle is right angled...
anonymous
  • anonymous
it is not possible hence the triangle is not right-angled...
anonymous
  • anonymous
so its not right angled

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anonymous
  • anonymous
yup it's not...did you get it why???
anonymous
  • anonymous
i dont get how to expian that is not
anonymous
  • anonymous
so just to be sure its not a right triangle
anonymous
  • anonymous
for a triangle to be right angled,it has to obey pythagoras theorem...it states that the sum of the squares of two adjacent sides is equal to the square of the hypotenuse|dw:1333558650934:dw|
anonymous
  • anonymous
hence AB^2 + BC^2=AC^2
anonymous
  • anonymous
ok i understand that i just dong get how to word the explanation
anonymous
  • anonymous
what do you mean??
anonymous
  • anonymous
i have to explain why its not a right triangle
anonymous
  • anonymous
so state the above and show that ^^2 + 21^2 not equals 23^2
anonymous
  • anonymous
what
anonymous
  • anonymous
State the pythagoras theorem and show that 6^2 + 21^2 is not equals 23^2

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