Of the fllowing triangles given by the lenghts if their sides, which one has the greatest area? [1] 5,12,12 [2] 5,12,13 [3] 5,12,14 [4] 5,12,15 [5] 5,12,16
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It should be [B], the right triangle. Can you see why? If you draw an acute triangle, a right triangle and an obtuse triangle with two fixed lengths, 12 and 5, look at whats happening to the area inside maybe the picture is less confusing.
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