# How do you find the length of a triangle with a 90 degree angle?

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## How do you find the length of a triangle with a 90 degree angle?

Key Takeaways

- The Pythagorean Theorem, a2+b2=c2, a 2 + b 2 = c 2 , is used to find the length of any side of a right triangle.
- In a right triangle, one of the angles has a value of 90 degrees.
- The longest side of a right triangle is called the hypotenuse, and it is the side that is opposite the 90 degree angle.

## How do you find the length of the third side of a triangle with two lengths?

Pythagorean Theorem for the Third Side of a Right Angle Triangle. The Pythagorean Theorem is used for finding the length of the hypotenuse of a right triangle. So, as long as you are given two lengths, you can use algebra and square roots to find the length of the missing side.

## How do you find the length of the third side of a right triangle?

The Pythagorean Theorem states that the sum of the squared sides of a right triangle equals the length of the hypotenuse squared. If you know the length of any 2 sides of a right triangle you can use the Pythagorean equation formula to find the length of the third side.

## What is the length of a triangle?

The Law of Sines says that for all angles of a triangle, the ratio of the sine of that angle to its opposite side will always be the same. The length of side c is 2.98. The Law of Cosines says you can determine the length of any triangle side if you know its opposite angle and the lengths of the other two sides.

## What is the third side of a triangle?

The hypotenuse is always opposite the right angle and it is always the longest side of the triangle.

## What is the rule for the third side of a triangle?

Triangle Inequality Theorem. The sum of the lengths of any two sides of a triangle is greater than the length of the third side.

## What is the rule for side lengths of a triangle?

The sides of a triangle rule asserts that the sum of the lengths of any two sides of a triangle has to be greater than the length of the third side. See the side lengths of the acute triangle below. The sum of the lengths of the two shortest sides, 6 and 7, is 13.

## How do I find the third side of a triangle?

To find the perimeter, or distance around, our triangle we simply need to add all three sides together. If we only know two of the sides we need to use the Pythagorean Theorem first to find the third side.

## Is there a right triangle angle and side calculator?

Right Triangle Angle And Side Calculator. Again, this right triangle calculator works when you fill in 2 fields in the triangle angles, or the triangle sides. Angle C and angle 3 cannot be entered. In case you need them, here are the Trig Triangle Formula Tables, the Triangle Angle Calculator is also available for angle only calculations.

## How to find out the sides of a 30° triangle?

If you are familiar with the trigonometric basics, you can use, e.g. the sine and cosine of 30° to find out the others sides lengths: a/c = sin (30°) = 1/2 so c = 2a b/c = sin (60°) = √3/2 so b = c√3/2 = a√3 Also, if you know two sides of the triangle, you can find the third one from the Pythagorean theorem.

## Is the angle of a triangle always 90 degrees?

Angle C is always 90 degrees; angle 3 is either angle B or angle A, whichever is NOT entered. Angle 3 and Angle C fields are NOT user modifiable.

## What are the rules for the 30 60 90 triangle?

The most important rule to remember is that this special right triangle has one right angle and its sides are in an easy-to-remember consistent relationship with one another – the ratio is a : a√3 : 2a. Also, the unusual property of this 30 60 90 triangle is that it’s the only right triangle with angles in an arithmetic progression.

## How to calculate the sides of a 30° 60° 90° triangle?

This is a 30-60-90 triangle in which the side lengths are in the ratio of x: x√3:2x. Substitute x = 7m for the longer leg and the hypotenuse. In a right triangle, the hypotenuse is 12 cm, and the smaller angle is 30 degrees.

Right Triangle Angle And Side Calculator. Again, this right triangle calculator works when you fill in 2 fields in the triangle angles, or the triangle sides. Angle C and angle 3 cannot be entered. In case you need them, here are the Trig Triangle Formula Tables, the Triangle Angle Calculator is also available for angle only calculations.

## Which is the shortest side of a right triangle?

If the sides were in proportion to the angles, then the hypotenuse (the side opposite the 90 degree angle) would be triple the side opposite the 30 degree angle. The sides would be 1, 2, 3 or 2, 4, 6, etc. This is clearly impossible since the third side has to be shorter than the sum of the other 2 sides, since the shortest side is a straight line.

## How is the length of a right triangle determined?

In this type of right triangle, the sides corresponding to the angles 30°-60°-90° follow a ratio of 1:√ 3 :2. Thus, in this type of triangle, if the length of one side and the side’s corresponding angle is known, the length of the other sides can be determined using the above ratio.