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Given: ∆BCA is a right triangle. Prove: a2 + b2 = c2 The two-column proof with missing justifications proves the Pythagorean Theorem using similar triangles. Which is NOT a justification for the proof? Answers Addition Property of Equality Pythagorean Theorem Pieces of Right Triangles Similarity Theorem Cross Product Property I think it's D.

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    or k i think it is D too

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    i too think its D

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    think again

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    wait actuallly there might be some cross product multiplication http://www.mathwarehouse.com/geometry/similar/triangles/geometric-mean.php

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    hint : you're trying to prove Pythagorean Theorem itself here

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    Pythagorean theorem isnt used

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    so you dont justify Pythagorean Theorem, to prove a Pythagorean Theorem.

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  10. Lethal
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    yeah that makes sense.

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    So it's B?

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  12. Lethal
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    Yeah its B

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    yea, all other 3 we are using, eventhough cross-product property is not a real property, some ppl use it...

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    Oh, thanks

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    np :)

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