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What is "Three-four-five triangle" - Definition & Explanation

A method of layout to determine a right angle (square corner) in frames, fabric, construction, etc. It derives from the fact that a triangle with sides of 3-4-5 will have a right angle. The legs will be 3 and 4 and the hypotenuse will be 5. You can also use any multiple or units of measure, such as 3' 4' 5' or 60cm - 80 cm - 100 cm. An alternate way to layout or check for a rectangle is first to ensure opposite sides are the same length and then diagonal measures are the same. When the

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