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If you had to prove the Pythagorean Theorem to another person, which proof would you use? Why?
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If you had to prove the Pythagorean Theorem to another person, which proof would you use? Why?
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saifoo.khanBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Use something from youtube.com
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amistre64Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
euclid, cause its like got pictures
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UnkleRhaukusBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
dw:1333073135480:dw the areas of a^2 and b^2 = c^2
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amistre64Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
dw:1333073168462:dw
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lgbasalloteBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
id probably use the sincostan
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UnkleRhaukusBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
get them to draw various right angled triangles and to measure the sides and calculate the areas
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UnkleRhaukusBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
can you explain that a little bit amistre64
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aztennenbaumBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Find the area of the big square (a+b)^2 and subtract the area of the little triangles 4*(a*b/2) to get the area of c^2
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aztennenbaumBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
The file attached to my original post is better, but this should give you the idea dw:1333073644418:dw
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amistre64Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
can i explain it? hmmm, id have to bring up how euclid explained it really
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amistre64Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
http://aleph0.clarku.edu/~djoyce/java/elements/bookI/propI47.html
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amistre64Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i think prop 47 is worked up to so that you would actually have to define certain aspects before a proper proof could be established as prop 47 spells out
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