# Solving a triangle [Solved!]

**Deyanza** 07 Dec 2015, 09:43

### My question

What does it mean to "solve a triangle"

### Relevant page

4. The Right Triangle and Applications

### What I've done so far

I don't understand the meaning of the sentence

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**Deyanza** 07 Dec 2015, 09:43

What does it mean to "solve a triangle"

4. The Right Triangle and Applications

I don't understand the meaning of the sentence

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What does it mean to "solve a triangle"

Relevant page <a href="/trigonometric-functions/4-right-triangle-applications.php">4. The Right Triangle and Applications</a> What I've done so far I don't understand the meaning of the sentence

**Newton** 08 Dec 2015, 01:28

Hello Deyanza

The answer to Example 2 on that page says:

To "solve" a triangle means to find the unknown sides and angles.

Regards

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Hello Deyanza The answer to Example 2 on that page says: To "solve" a triangle means to find the unknown sides and angles. Regards

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