Posted by **Renee** on Saturday, December 5, 2009 at 10:32pm.

Determine whether the triple of numbers can be the sides of a right triangle. Please explain.

6, 8, 10

Squareroot of 2, Squareroot of 3, Squareroot of 10

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**Reiny**, Saturday, December 5, 2009 at 10:50pm
If it is a right-angled triangle, then clearly the largest number would have to be the hypotenuse.

so test if 6^2 + 8^2 = 10^2 ?

Yes it is, so the 3 sides form a right-angled triangle.

is (√2)^2 + (√3)^2 = (√10)^2 ?

What do you think?

What is your conclusion?

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