Find three sides of a right triangle which form an A.P. whose sum is 24.

Asked by  | 30th Dec, 2009, 11:23: PM

Expert Answer:

let the sides be a-d,a and a+d...where d is positive

acc to question,

the sum of the sides is 24

so

3a=24

a=8

if we take d to be negative then a-d will be the longest side, that's the only difference.in that case you will get d as -2 and  the sides as 10,8,6.

Answered by  | 31st Dec, 2009, 09:17: AM

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