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NaNa
 3 years ago
Is triangle TVS scalene, isosceles, or equilateral? The vertices are T(1, 1), V(9, 2), and S(5, 8).
NaNa
 3 years ago
Is triangle TVS scalene, isosceles, or equilateral? The vertices are T(1, 1), V(9, 2), and S(5, 8).

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LogicalApple
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Measure the distance between the points and you will be able to make this determination. Are you familiar with the distance formula?

LogicalApple
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[d = \sqrt{(x _{2}  x _{1})^{2} + (y _{2}  y _{1})^{2}}\]

NaNa
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oh, so I just plug in the numbers where they go?

LogicalApple
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yeah. Measure the distance from T to V. Then measure the distance from V to S. Finally, measure the distance from S to T. If you get three different distances, for example, you would say Scalene.

LogicalApple
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Because each distance corresponds to the measure of one side of the triangle.
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