# Pythagorean Theorem (Right Triangle) Calculator

The calculator will try to find all sides of the right-angled triangle using the Pythagorean theorem. It will also find all angles, as well as perimeter and area. The solution steps will be shown.

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Solve the triangle, if $a = 6$, $b = 8$, $C = 90^0$.

## Solution

According to the Pythagorean theorem: $c^{2} = a^{2} + b^{2}$.

In our case, $c^{2} = 6^{2} + 8^{2} = 100$.

Thus, $c = 10$.

According to the definition of the sine: $\sin{\left(A \right)} = \frac{a}{c}$.

Thus, $\sin{\left(A \right)} = \frac{3}{5}$.

There are two possible cases:

1. $A = \left(\frac{180 \operatorname{asin}{\left(\frac{3}{5} \right)}}{\pi}\right)^0$

The third angle is $B = 180^0 - \left(A + C\right)$.

In our case, $B = 180^0 - \left(\left(\frac{180 \operatorname{asin}{\left(\frac{3}{5} \right)}}{\pi}\right)^0 + 90^0\right) = \left(\frac{- \pi \left(\frac{180 \operatorname{asin}{\left(\frac{3}{5} \right)}}{\pi} + 90\right) + 180 \pi}{\pi}\right)^0.$

The area is $S = \frac{1}{2} a b = \left(\frac{1}{2}\right)\cdot \left(6\right)\cdot \left(8\right) = 24$.

The perimeter is $P = a + b + c = 6 + 8 + 10 = 24$.

2. $A = \left(\frac{- 180 \operatorname{asin}{\left(\frac{3}{5} \right)} + 180 \pi}{\pi}\right)^0$

The third angle is $B = 180^0 - \left(A + C\right)$.

In our case, $B = 180^0 - \left(\left(\frac{- 180 \operatorname{asin}{\left(\frac{3}{5} \right)} + 180 \pi}{\pi}\right)^0 + 90^0\right) = \left(\frac{- \pi \left(90 + \frac{- 180 \operatorname{asin}{\left(\frac{3}{5} \right)} + 180 \pi}{\pi}\right) + 180 \pi}{\pi}\right)^0.$

This case is impossible, since the angle is non-positive.

$a = 6$A

$b = 8$A

$c = 10$A

$A = \left(\frac{180 \operatorname{asin}{\left(\frac{3}{5} \right)}}{\pi}\right)^0\approx 36.869897645844021^0$A

$B = \left(\frac{- \pi \left(\frac{180 \operatorname{asin}{\left(\frac{3}{5} \right)}}{\pi} + 90\right) + 180 \pi}{\pi}\right)^0\approx 53.130102354155979^0$A

$C = 90^0$A

Area $S = 24$A.

Perimeter $P = 24$A.