# How do you determine if the lengths #17, 33, 98# form a right triangle?

##### 1 Answer

Feb 13, 2017

Given lengths do not form a triangle and question of forming right angled triangle does not arise.

#### Explanation:

To determine whether **given lengths form a right angled triangle** or not,

the square on the **largest** side should be **equal** to

**sum of the squares on other two sides**.

But **given lengths form a triangle** only if **length of the largest side** is less than sum of the smaller two sides.

In the given case the largest length is

Hence, given lengths do not form a triangle and question of forming right angled triangle does not arise.