Here is the problem: If "a" and "b" are not both 0, show that the points (2b,a),(b,b), and (a,0) are the vertices of a right triangle.

Do I need to solve for the variables given or can I just plug in any number?

- Sun Feb 12, 2012 12:22 am
- Forum: Beginning Algebra
- Topic: Finding vertices on a graph with variable points.
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Here is the problem: If "a" and "b" are not both 0, show that the points (2b,a),(b,b), and (a,0) are the vertices of a right triangle.

Do I need to solve for the variables given or can I just plug in any number?

Do I need to solve for the variables given or can I just plug in any number?