# Using the Pythagorean Theorem, is a triangle with side lengths #\sqrt 2, \sqrt3, and \sqrt 5# ft a right triangle?

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Feb 28, 2018

#### Answer:

Yes

#### Explanation:

The theorem states that the length of the sides

We can use the formula in reverse to check if the given side lengths form a right triangle or not.

If we assume

But since

And that is true indeed.