# Build a Triangle III

- Author:
- Judah L Schwartz

Given: two perpendicular line segments (

*blue, green*) whose lengths are fixed and known. Given also an angle of fixed size (purple). Is it**possible to build a triangle such that one of the line segments forms a side and the other an altitude to that side drawn from the purple angle?***{always, sometimes, never}***What questions could / would you put to your student based on this applet?**.