Geometry: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281159
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-115-6

Chapter 8 - Right Triangles and Trigonometry - 8-1 The Pythagorean Theorem and It's Converse - Lesson Check: 5

Answer

In order for a set of numbers to be a Pythagorean Triple, they must be natural numbers that create a true statement when plugged into the Pythagorean Theorem.

Work Step by Step

It is called "Pythagorean Triple" because it is composed of three natural numbers that satisfy the Pythagorean Theorem.
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