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A right triangle is defined as a triangle with 2 sides that are perpendicular. Triangle has vertices , , and . Determine if this triangle is a right triangle. When disproving a figure, you only need to show one condition is not met. Note: Drag points , , and to try different figures.
- Plot the triangle on a coordinate plane.
- Calculate the slope of each side using the general slope formula.
- Observe the slope of each side.
- Make connections.