# Is a triangle with side lengths of #sqrt(12), sqrt(7), and sqrt(5)# a right triangle?

##### 1 Answer

Nov 10, 2015

Yes, it satisfies Pythagoras equation:

#(sqrt(12))^2 = (sqrt(5))^2 + (sqrt(7))^2#

So this is a right angled triangle with hypotenuse

#### Explanation:

#(sqrt(5))^2 + (sqrt(7))^2 = 5+7 = 12 = (sqrt(12))^2#