# How do I find the value of x?Do the side lengths form a pythagorean triple?

##### 3 Answers

#### Explanation:

Yes, the sides form a triple (it is a

By the Pythagorean Theorem,

In this case,

#### Explanation:

Use the Pythagorean theorem (

Lets label the right triangle such that:

Thus,

So our missing side,

We can now say that the sides of our triangle are

I've included a link that lists a couple of Pythagorean triples (a couple because they are infinitely many).