# If a triangle has side lengths 6, 8, 10 is it a right triangle?

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Jun 8, 2015

We calculate the squares of the two littlest sides and add them :

We now calculate the square of the biggest side :

They are equal, and thus, the triangle is a right triangle.

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Jun 8, 2015

These sides are 6: 8: 10, then the triangle is a right one.