Special Right Triangles
30 60 90 and 45 45 90 Special Right Triangles
Although all right triangles have special features– trigonometric functions and the Pythagorean theorem. The most frequently studied right triangles, the special right triangles, are the 3-
The picture below illustrates the general formula for the 30 60 90 Triangle.
Practice Using Special Right Triangles
Problem 1) What is the value of z in the triangle below? ((Don't use the Pythagorean theorem . Use the properties of special right triangles described on this page))