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Which of the images above represent a proof of the Pythagorean Theorem? Explain your choice, and then explain how the figure proves the Pythagorean Theorem.

Images are in the comments >links<

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  1. wheres the links i cant help till i see the links

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  2. Most people can not post links here.

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    Ms. Sue
  3. It will not let me send the links but here's the data of the Triangles

    Figure A:
    Leg a= 9 units (length)
    Leg b= 36 units (bottom)
    Leg c= 64 units (diagonal length)

    Figure B:
    Leg a= 25 units (length)
    Leg b= 144 units (bottom)
    Leg c= 169 units (diagonal length)

    I'm not very sure if those are the measurements of the legs/hypo in the picture the measurements are inside of squares like volume/area and they are forming a triangle.I know how to do P.T but I'm not sure if those are the measurements for the triangles. Help me, please.

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  4. All of those numbers are squared btw, sorry.

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  5. Figure B proves the Pythagorean Theorem.
    As you may have noticed, the lengths given for both figures are already perfect squares. All you have to do is add the lengths of the legs to see if they equal the length of the hypotenuse/diagonal.
    Figure A: 9 + 36 = 46... not 64
    Figure B: 25 + 144 = 169... correct
    Figure B proves the Pythagorean Theorem.
    Pythagorean Theorem Formula: a^2 + b^2 = c^2
    (The numbers are already squared, so just plug them in for a, b, and c, and see if it is a true statement.)

    Hope this helps and I hope it made sense.

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  6. I think your wrong princess and your calculations are incorrect as well

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  7. Mike your right now just put the numbers together then see if that helps. Let me know. If you need anything else

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