Hunter H -- Blogmeister
 Previous Geometry
files/
 by Hunter H teacher: Tina Jovanovich

Blog Entries
 6/11 2nd Review Question 6/11 1st Review Question 5/27 Trig Blog 5/21 Circles Blog 5/14 Special Right Triangles 5/14 Pythagorean Theorem 5/1 Radicals 5/1 Reflections 5/1 Transformations 3/26 3/26/12 3/18 3/18/12 3/11 Blog 15 3/9 14th Blog 3/9 Vacation Blog 2/12 12th blog 2/6 Scratch blog 1/19 9th blog 1/10 8th blog 12/27 6th and 7th blogs 12/12 12/12/11 12/4 12/4/11 11/27 11/27/11 11/20 11/20/11 11/13 11/13/11 11/7 Angle Pairs 10/12 10/12/10 List 25, 50, all

Special Right Triangles There are a few tricks you can use in certain right triangles to find out the lengths of all the sides if you only know the length of one side. The triangle either has to have two 45 degree angles, and a right angle; or it can have 30, 60, and 90 degree angles. In the 45, 45, 90 triangle; the hypotenuse is the length of one of the legs times the square root of two. in the 30, 60, 90; the long leg is the short leg times the square root of three, and the hypotenuse is twice the length of the short leg.

Article posted May 14, 2012 at 07:06 PM • comment • Reads 39 • Return to Blog List