# How do you determine if the lengths #4, sqrt26, 12# form a right triangle?

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Mar 8, 2017

#### Answer:

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#### Explanation:

We can use the Pythagorean Theorem to determine if these lengths form a right triangle.

The Pythagorean Theorem states, for a right triangle:

Substituting

These lengths for the sides of a triangle DO NOT form a right triangle.