# Right triangle calculator

Please enter two properties of the right triangle

Use symbols: a, b, c, A, B, h, T, p, r, R

A right triangle is a kind of triangle that has one angle that measures C=90°. In a Right triangle, the side c that is opposite of the C=90° angle, is the longest side of the triangle and is called the hypotenuse. The symbols a, b are the lengths of the shorter sides, also called legs or arms. Symbols for angles are A (or α alpha) and B (or β beta). Symbol h refers to the altitude (height) of the triangle, which is the length of the perpendicular line segment drawn from the vertex of the triangle to the hypotenuse.

Examples for right triangle calculation:

- two cathetuses a and b
- cathetus a and hypotenuse c
- cathetus a and opposite angle A
- cathetus a and adjacent angle B
- hypotenuse c and angle A
- hypotenuse c and height h
- area T and hypotenuse c
- area T and cathetus a
- area T and angle A
- circumradius R and cathetus b
- perimeter p and hypotenuse c
- perimeter p and cathetus a
- inradius r and cathetus a
- inradius r and area T
- Medians m
_{a}and m_{b}

## A right triangle in word problems in mathematics:

- Triangle P2

Can a triangle have two right angles? - Height of right RT

The right triangle ABC has a hypotenuse c 9 cm long and a part of the hypotenuse cb = 3 cm. How long is the height of this right triangle? - Triangle ABC

In a triangle ABC with the side BC of length 2 cm. Point K is the middle point of AB. Points L and M split the AC side into three equal lines. KLM is an isosceles triangle with a right angle at the point K. Determine the lengths of the sides AB, AC triang - RT triangle and height

Calculate the remaining sides of the right triangle if we know side b = 4 cm long and height to side c h = 2.4 cm. - Area of RT 2

Calculate the area of a right triangle whose legs have a length of 5.8 cm and 5.8 cm. - Four ropes

TV transmitter is anchored at the height of 44 meters by four ropes. Each rope is attached at a distance of 55 meters from the heel of the TV transmitter. Calculate how many meters of rope were used to construct the transmitter. At each attachment is need - Calculate 2556

Calculate the arm size b of the trapezoid ABCD if a = 12 cm, c = 4 cm, d (AC) = d (BC) and the area S (triangle ABC) = 9 cm square. - Calculate

Calculate the length of a side of the equilateral triangle with an area of 50cm². - Broken tree

The tree is broken at 4 meters above the ground and the top of the tree touches the ground at a distance of 5 from the trunk. Calculate the original height of the tree. - Euclid2

In the right triangle ABC with a right angle at C is given side a=29 and height v=17. Calculate the perimeter of the triangle. - Double ladder

The double ladder is 8.5m long. It is built so that its lower ends are 3.5 meters apart. How high does the upper end of the ladder reach? - Double ladder

The double ladder shoulders should be 3 meters long. What height will the upper top of the ladder reach if the lower ends are 1.8 meters apart? - Ladder

The ladder has a length 3.5 meters. He is leaning against the wall so that his bottom end is 2 meters away from the wall. Determine the height of the ladder. - Right angled

We built a square with the same area as the right triangle with legs 12 cm and 20 cm. How long will be the side of the square? - Vector 7

Given vector OA(12,16) and vector OB(4,1). Find vector AB and vector |A|.

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