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 Can determine if it is scalene, isosceles, or equilateral 2010-12-01 From Jessie:find the measures of the sides of triangle KPL and classify each triangle by its sides. my first problem would be K(-3,2) P(2,1) L(-2,-3) ...The three points they give you are the vertices of the triangle and you need to match them up. Draw the triangle and write in the vertices and the related point with the vertex. You will then do the distance formula three times to find the distance of all three sides. Once you have the three sides you can determine if it is scalene, isosceles, or equilateral...using the distance formula how do i solve this?Answered by Penny Nom. The Pythagorean theorem 2009-06-24 From supreet:What are some real-world applications of the Pythagorean theorem? and How are the Pythagorean theorem and the distance formula related?Answered by Harley Weston. How to solve related rates problems 2007-10-27 From David:Can you plz explain how and where you come up with an equation to solve this? Find the rate of change of the distance between the origin and a moving point on the graph of y = sin x if dx/dt = 2 centimeters per second.Answered by Stephen La Rocque. Area of a triangle formed by three points on a graph 2007-10-26 From Betty:My question is 'find the are of a triangle whose vertices have coordinates (3,5),(6,-5), and (-4,10)Answered by Stephen La Rocque. Circumscribing a golden cuboid with a sphere: surface areas 2007-06-14 From Ainslie:A golden cuboid is defined as a rectangular prism whose length, width and height are in the ratio of phi : 1 : 1/phi. Prove that the ratio of the Surface Areas of the golden cuboid to that of the sphere that circumscribes it is Phi : Pi.Answered by Stephen La Rocque. A problem with distance 2001-01-16 From A student:For what values of a is the distance between P(a, 3) and Q(5, 2a) greater than the square root of 26. Answered by Penny Nom.

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