# How do you solve the right triangle ABC given A = 61°, a = 17, b = 19?

##### 2 Answers

**If ABC is a right triangle **

It might (at first appear that 2 configurations are possible:

and

**Unfortunately**

Attempting to use the Law of Sines to verify these results:

we get

and

and

**Conclusion**

The given values are **not** those of a right triangle!

No solution is possible with the given data.