Identify, with Reason, If the Following is a Pythagorean Triplet. - Geometry Mathematics 2

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Identify, with reason, if the following is a Pythagorean triplet.
(5, 12, 13)

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Solution

In the triplet (5, 12, 13),
52 = 25, 122 = 144, 132 = 169 and 25 + 144 = 169
The square of the largest number is equal to the sum of the squares of the other two numbers.
∴ (5, 12, 13) is a pythagorean triplet.

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Chapter 2: Pythagoras Theorem - Practice Set 2.1 [Page 38]

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Balbharati Mathematics 2 Geometry 10th Standard SSC Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 2 Pythagoras Theorem
Practice Set 2.1 | Q 1.3 | Page 38

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