Posted by nicole on Tuesday, April 13, 2010 at 9:36pm.
#2 Determine whether the triple of numbers can be the sides of a right triangle.
2)9,12,16
Answer choice: a.) yes b>) no

math  Reiny, Tuesday, April 13, 2010 at 9:42pm
Obviously, if they do form a rightangled triangle, 16 would have to be the hypotenuse, and the Pythagorean theorem would have to hold, so ...
is 16^2 = 9^2 + 12^2 ?
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