







A congruence theorem for two right angled triangles 
20160717 

Sayari pose la question : Hello.
Is it possible for two right angled triangles to have the same length of base and height and a different hypotenuse? If not so, then why in the congruence criteria RHS the hypotenuse is given more importance? It can also be like 'two triangles are congruent if they are right angled and have the same base and height.'
Thank You. Penny Nom lui répond. 





A right angled triangle 
20111031 

bijo pose la question : how can i find the tangent point at a circle with origin as center with radius r and the tangent pass through a given point P? I also want to find out the third point of a right angled triangle given other two points? Chris Fisher lui répond. 





A right angled triangle 
20110422 

jeremy pose la question : Solve the right triangle with the given sides and angles. a=3.0 cm and b=1.6 cm Penny Nom lui répond. 





The other two sides of a right angle triangle 
20100209 

ayesha pose la question : how to find the other two sides of right angle triangle when length of one side and angle of other side is given i.e 45 Penny Nom lui répond. 





The maximum number of right angles in a polygon 
20091005 

Bruce pose la question : Is there way other than by trial and error drawing to determine the maximum number of right angles in a polygon? Secondary question would be maximum number of right angles in a CONVEX polygon. Is there a mathematical way to look at this for both convex and concave polygons? Or are we limited to trial and error drawing? Chris Fisher lui répond. 





I'm building a fence at my house. 
20090524 

dylan pose la question : I'm building a fence at my house. If my hypotenuse is 50ft, what are the lengths of my other two legs? Penny Nom lui répond. 





The hypotenuse of a right angled triangle 
20090511 

Deb pose la question : Find the length of the hypotenuse of a right angled triangle with one leg 7 cm longer than the other and the hypotenuse 2 cm longer than the longer leg. I've ended up with the hypotenuse = x+9, another side = x and the other side = x+7. what do i do next? Penny Nom lui répond. 





A right angle 
20090309 

bill pose la question : I am a cotractor & i am laying out some piers in an L shape i need to know how to tell if they are square one side of my L is 18 feet the other is 11 feet 6 inches what is the formula to find out what the distance from point to point should be for square . I appreciate any help u can give me thank you Penny Nom lui répond. 





Is ACB a right angle? 
20090302 

racheal pose la question : how to i prove angle ACB is not a rt. angle when given AT=BT=5;CT=4 in a indirect proof? Robert Dawson lui répond. 





A right angled triangle 
20080516 

bryan pose la question : The sides of a right angled triangle are x, x+1, x+2 cm. Find the perimeter. Penny Nom lui répond. 





Classifying a triangle 
20080207 

kevin pose la question : scalene triangle 8 ft base right side 9.5 left side 12 ft what is the angles Penny Nom lui répond. 





A right angle triangle 
20071102 

PRAIMNAUTH pose la question : In a right angle triangle , knowing one angle (90 degree ) and the length of the base, how can you calculate the hight and the hypotenuse ? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Finding equations, intersection point of two lines at right angles 
20070922 

Yaz pose la question : Find the equation of the line joining A(1,9) to B(6,120). Another line passes through C(7,5) and meets AB at rigth angle of D. Find the euation of CD and calculate the coordinates of D. Stephen La Rocque lui répond. 





A right angles triangle 
20070905 

Daryl pose la question : I have a rightangled triangle. two of its sides are 12.6cm. The third/last line is missing. How can I find the length of the last line? Stephen La Rocque and Penny Nom lui répond. 





What is the hypotenuse of a right traingle 
20070404 

debbie pose la question : what is the hypotenuse of a right triangle with sides of 38 meters and 24.2 meters. Stephen La Rocque lui répond. 





A right angled triangle 
20061122 

Siddhartha pose la question : area of a right angled triangle OAB where OA = 5 and OB = 3 Penny Nom lui répond. 





Right angles 
20060125 

AshLee pose la question : I was recently given a challenge in my Algebra class. My teacher wanted to know about a right angle. He said he would give five bonus points to the person that could bring in information. (I know five bonus points may not seem like a lot but in this class, they are.) I looked on this site and I found out why it was called a right triangle, but my teacher want to know where did that theory come from. I was wondering too... not just because of the bonus points. Penny Nom lui répond. 





How do I find the area with only one sides measurement? 
20060110 

Amy pose la question : If you have a right triangle with the 90 degree angle located in the bottom left corner and the triangles most sloped line goes from the top left down to the right bottom. And the length of the slope line is 10(radical sign)with the radicand of 2. How do i find the area with only one sides measurement. Penny Nom lui répond. 





A rightangled triangle 
20011213 

Pamela, Jeff, Kayleigh and Jacob pose la question : A rightangled triangle has one side that is 8 cm shorter that the hypotenuse. The other side is 1 cm shorter than the hypotenuse. Find the length of the sides. Penny nom lui répond. 





A right angled triangle 
20011023 

Carissa pose la question : How do you : Triangle ABC is rightangled at A. Calculate the length of the third side if b = 3 and c = 6, express the answer as a surd in its simplest form. Harley Weston lui répond. 





The hypotenuse of a right triangle 
20010122 

Phillipe pose la question : How do you find the hypotenuse of a right triangle? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Connecting to a water line 
20001020 

Vanja pose la question : My question is...A house is to be connected to a new water main that runs along the line y=2/3x1. The connection point at the house has coordinates (2,9), where the units represent metres. What lenght of plastic pipe is needed to connect to the water main at the closest point? Penny Nom lui répond. 





The pythagorean theorem 
20000519 

Lauren Fitzgerald pose la question : how do you find the length of th hipotnuse( or however you spell that word). i understand you have to add the two sides. but when i do add i always end up with this way off answer. i donot understand at all. Paul Betts lui répond. 





Monica's geometry problem 
20000427 

Monica pose la question : Given: ABCD is a square; AX is perpendicular to BY Prove: Angle 1 is congruent to Angle 3 Chris Fisher lui répond. 





Why a Right angle? 
20000403 

Joseph Mizerek pose la question : I was wondering why a 90 degree angle is called a Right angle. I mean why isn't called a left angle. Haragauri Gupta lui répond. 





Pythagorean Triples. 
19971204 

Shameq Sayeed pose la question : I've got a couple of problems which I hope you'll be able to solve for me. I'm investigating pythagorean triples, and I have found a trend for the triples themselves, and thus have been able to form a general equation, i.e. a=2x+1, b=2x^2+2x, and c=b+1. Now, I sure this equation works, because I've tried it out and have come up with triples that adhere to a^2 + b^2 = c^2. But I was wondering WHY c=b+1. Is it possible to have c=b+2, and if not why not? THAT is the first problem. Chris Fisher lui répond. 





A Geometry Problem 
19970918 

Rebecca Henry pose la question : A circle is centered at the vertex of the right angle of an isosceles triangle. The cirlce passes through both trisection points of the hypotenuse of the triangle. If the length of a radius of the circle is 10, find the area of the triangle. Chris Fisher Harley Weston lui répond. 





A Geometry Problem 
19970409 

Gina M. Pisco and Rebecca Henry pose la question : Three segments of 3, 4, and 5 inches long, one from each vertex of an equilateral triangle, meet at an interior point P. How long is the side of the triangle? Richard McIntosh lui répond. 





A triangle problem 
19961219 

S. Johnson pose la question : Given that Triangle ABC is a right triangle and Circle O is inscribed in it find the radius of Circle O, totally in terms of a, b, and c. Penny Nom lui répond. 





An application of Pythagoras' theorem 
19960409 

Mike pose la question : We'd like to know what practical applications there may be for the Pythagorean theorem. Penny Nom and Maxine Stinka lui répond. 





Euclid's Pythagorean proof 
19960214 

Sean pose la question : What is Euclid's proof of Pythagoras' theorem? Harley Weston lui répond. 

