OpenStudy (anonymous):

Use the Pythagorean Theorem to determine if the three numbers could be the measures of the sides of a right triangle. Assume that the third measure is the hypotenuse. 3, 7, the square root of 50 A. yes B. no

5 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

a^2 + b^2 = c^2 or 3^2 + 7^2 = sqrt(50)^2

5 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

3^2 + 7^2 = 9 + 49 = 58 sqrt(58) does not equal to square root of 50 so it's no

5 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

which means 9 +49 = 50 which is not true. The answer is no.

5 years ago
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