Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Anmarie's pythagorean relationship post

The Pythagorean Relationship can be used to show if a triangle is a right triangle.
Left side:
6 squared+8 square= 10 squared

C squared= a squared+b squared
C squared= 12 squared+5 squared
C squared=(12x12)+(5x5)
C squared=144+100
C squared=244 squared
square root of "C" squared= square root of 244 is 15
C square= 15cm

8 squared+6 squared=11 squared
square root of "C"squared= square root of 121cm squared is 11
the triangle a right triangle.

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