#1

Hello, Pit. My Pre-calc teacher asked us to find out what an example of a triangle with 2 right angles is. Any ideas? Thanks

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#2

Your teacher is pulling your leg.

#3

I'm suprised you can't work it out...its pretty simple

#4

yeah

thats impossible

unless.....

thats impossible

unless.....

#5

The Pit needs a Math thread this is like the 5th math question thread.

#6

Your teacher is pulling your leg.

I thought the same thing to be honest

I just thought I was wrong and would learn something cool.

I'm suprised you can't work it out...its pretty simple

#7

......... are you in grade 6? cause in canada i swear i was asked that question :\

#8

Ohh...I got an example:

Division by zero

Division by zero

#9

I don't think there can be two right angles in a triangle unless you divide by zero!!

edit; beaten to it.

edit; beaten to it.

#10

2 right angles = 180 degrees.

A triangle has 3 sides and equals 180 degrees.

It doesn't work.

A triangle has 3 sides and equals 180 degrees.

It doesn't work.

#11

ask gene simmons cuase he knows everything about anything its in his big red book of everything

#12

2 right angles = 180 degrees.

A triangle has 3 sides and equals 180 degrees.

It doesn't work.

I would listen to this man.

He is asian after all.

And we are the source of all math knowledge in the universe.

#13

draw an equlateral or any non right triangle and drop a perpendicular line to the bottom side from the top angle. giving you "2" right triangles put back to back, making one triangle.

if thats not the answer then there is none. triangles add up to 180 degrees, so do 2 right triangles.

if thats not the answer then there is none. triangles add up to 180 degrees, so do 2 right triangles.

#14

project a triangle onto a sphere?

#15

90 + 90 = 180.

How many degrees are there in a triangle? 180.

How many angles are there in a triangle? 3.

Right angle = 90.

180/3 = 60.

Impossible.

How many degrees are there in a triangle? 180.

How many angles are there in a triangle? 3.

Right angle = 90.

180/3 = 60.

Impossible.

#16

Well, it's sorta like this.

#17

Hello, Pit. My Pre-calc teacher asked us to find out what an example of a triangle with 2 right angles is. Any ideas? Thanks

its impossible. tell ur teacher to get ****ed. a triangle is made of 3 sides, the internal angles total up to 180. if two sides are 90 each...

honestly

tell him to get ****ed for his **** teaching.

#18

a box has 4 right angles!!

#19

draw an isolesse (sorry about spelling) triangle and put a line through the middle

#20

draw an equlateral or any non right triangle and drop a perpendicular line to the bottom side from the top angle. giving you "2" right triangles put back to back, making one triangle.

if thats not the answer then there is none. triangles add up to 180 degrees, so do 2 right triangles.

I guess!

Geometry was not my forte

#21

Well, it's sorta like this.

that is not a triangle dip****. a triangle is a complete shape consisiting of 3 sides.

#22

Hello, Pit. My Pre-calc teacher asked us to find out what an example of a triangle with 2 right angles is. Any ideas? Thanks

impossible

#23

2 right angles inside a triangle. It could be a trick question like that!

#24

Uh, just set one triangle within the other? Don't contort them at all, except for making them smaller.

:-/

:-/

#25

only thing i can think of it on the bottom of the triangle draw a small line indicating 90 degree right there. Then on the opposite of the line is another hah.

EDIT: Yeah what that guy did 2 posts up

It can't be done sir

EDIT: Yeah what that guy did 2 posts up

It can't be done sir

#26

It does work. It's called non-euclidean geometry.

Join two points on the earths equator and the north pole as a triangle and it's angles will be greater than 180 degrees.

Join two points on the earths equator and the north pole as a triangle and it's angles will be greater than 180 degrees.

#27

2 right angles inside a triangle. It could be a trick question like that!

But that's 2 triangles.

#28

draw an equlateral or any non right triangle and drop a perpendicular line to the bottom side from the top angle. giving you "2" right triangles put back to back, making one triangle.

if thats not the answer then there is none. triangles add up to 180 degrees, so do 2 right triangles.

+1

Basic stuff.

#29

It does work. It's called non-euclidean geometry.

Join two points on the earths equator and the north pole as a triangle and it's angles will be greater than 180 degrees.

I'm intrigued. Do you have a diagram?

#30

that is not a triangle dip****. a triangle is a complete shape consisiting of 3 sides.

that was his point. why are you getting so offensive over a math problem?

#31

if the triangle is on a sphere it can have all 3 right angles, you teacher wasnt pulling your leg

#32

that is not a triangle dip****. a triangle is a complete shape consisiting of 3 sides.

Wait, what!?! A triangle has three sides?! What the fuc

**k!!**

You're a jackass.

#33

Perhaps put it on a concave surface? I hear that changes the degrees of the angles...Otherwise I have no slight clue.

#34

#35

You're doing it wrong.

It's impossible.

EDIT: To all you people who say you can do it if it was on a circle... you're still doing it wrong; if it has depth, its not a triangle, its a pyramid...

It's impossible.

EDIT: To all you people who say you can do it if it was on a circle... you're still doing it wrong; if it has depth, its not a triangle, its a pyramid...

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#36

But that's 2 triangles.

Think of the line in the middle only extending to half way up the middle or something. I should've made it dotted so the nitpickers couldn't complain. The real intent is rather obvious but people still feel the need to point out possible errors

If you were honestly thinking the I just drew 2 right triangles back to back to form a big triangle then I am sorry and the above statement does not apply to you.

#37

that is interesting, but it's not really a triangle is it?

#38

a 2d representation of a 3d surface is cheating!

#39

that is interesting, but it's not really a triangle is it?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Non-Euclidean_geometry

It is a triangle though.

Hint, spacetime is curved like that, and all triangles are like that to some degree.

Hyperbolic and ecliptic geometry is more important on the grand scheme of things than Euclidean geometry.

#40

project a triangle onto a sphere?

/this

its called spherical geometry. most angles and shapes are skewed and then the triangle can have 180 degrees