can someone help me with this math question. I am asked to show my work but I don't know how to do so. The question is: The following set of numbers a perfect triple? 8, 10, 12 yes or now and how so? Thanks for your help.
mat115 - sylvia, Wednesday, August 25, 2010 at 8:38pm
do you mean a perfect Pythagorean triple?
mat115 - Anonymous, Wednesday, August 25, 2010 at 8:42pm
Yes, that is what was meant. Thanks for getting clarification. I look forward to your help. Thanks again.
mat115 - sylvia, Wednesday, August 25, 2010 at 8:50pm
determine whether or not
8^2 + 10^2 = 12^2
does 64 + 100 = 144....no so it is not a pyth triple