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# Without using the Pythagoras theorem, show that the points (4, 4), (3, 5) and (–1, –1) are the vertices of a right angled triangle.

Q ; 6    Without using the Pythagoras theorem, show that the points  $(4,4),(3,5)$  and  $(-1,-1),$  are  the vertices of a right angled triangle.

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It is given that  point A(4,4) , B(3,5) and C(-1,-1) are the vertices of a right-angled triangle
Now,
We know that the distance between two points is given by
$D = |\sqrt{(x_2-x_1)^2+(y_2-y_1)^2}|$
Length of AB  $= |\sqrt{(4-3)^2+(4-5)^2}|= |\sqrt{1+1}|= \sqrt2$
Length of BC $= |\sqrt{(3+1)^2+(5+1)^2}|= |\sqrt{16+36}|= \sqrt{52}$
Length of AC $= |\sqrt{(4+1)^2+(4+1)^2}|= |\sqrt{25+25}|= \sqrt{50}$
Now, we know that  Pythagoras theorem is
$H^2= B^2+L^2$
Is clear that
$(\sqrt{52})^2=(\sqrt{50})^2+(\sqrt 2)^2\\ 52 = 52\\ i.e\\ BC^2= AB^2+AC^2$
Hence proved

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