# In triangle ABC, how do you solve the right triangle given 12, 12 & 20 as sides?

##### 1 Answer

Oct 19, 2015

Largest angle

Other two angles

#### Explanation:

**Note**: despite the question statement, a triangle with sides **not a right triangle** (the sides do not satisfy the Pythagorean Theorem).

The Cosine Law tells us:

Setting

we can calculate

Then use a calculator (or similar) determine

Similar calculations can be made for

or

noting that