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anonymous

  • one year ago

Which of the following is not a Pythagorean triple? A. 28, 45, 53 B. 16, 63, 65 C. 13, 84, 85 D. 11, 61, 62

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  1. anonymous
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    @TheYankee

  2. TheYankee
    • one year ago
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    Do you know how to work with square roots?

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    dont have a calculator on me

  4. TheYankee
    • one year ago
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    Okay, what you are going to do is plug each number into the a^2+b^2=c^2 equation and see what checks out. Give me a second and I'll help you out a little more.

  5. TheYankee
    • one year ago
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    So, when you plug every equation into the calculator, you'll find that the only one that doesn't check out evenly is option d. The square of C is NOT equal to the squares of a and B, making it not suitable to be a pythagorean triple.

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