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Thu December 06, 2012 By:
Find the measure of the sides of the triangle if the vertices are A (0,2) B (2,5) C (4,2). 

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Expert Reply
Thu December 06, 2012
The length of the sides of a triangle, given the coordinates of its vertices, can be found by using distance formula which is stated below.
 
Distance between points (x, y) and (a, b) is given by
sqrt [(x-a)2 + (y - b)2]
 
Use this formula to find the length of the sides AB, BC and CA.
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