Determining rightness of a triangle – JavaScript

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We are required to write a JavaScript function that takes in three numbers say a, b and c representing the length of three sides of a triangle. The function should return true if those three sides represent a right-angle triangle, false otherwise.

Right angle triangle

A triangle is a right-angle triangle if one of the three angles in the triangle is 90 degree. And one angle in the triangle is 90 degrees when the square of the longest side is equal to the sum of squares of the other two sides.

For example − 3, 4, 5, as

3*3 + 4*4 = 5*5 = 25


Following is the code −

const side1 = 8;
const side2 = 10;
const side3 = 6;
const isRightTriangle = (a, b, c) => {
   const con1 = (a*a) === (b*b) + (c*c);
   const con2 = (b*b) === (a*a) + (c*c);
   const con3 = (c*c) === (a*a) + (b*b);
   return con1 || con2 || con3;
console.log(isRightTriangle(side1, side2, side3));


Following is the output in the console −

Updated on 16-Sep-2020 10:20:47