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Which number completes the Pythagorean triple: 12, 16, ____?
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Which number completes the Pythagorean triple: 12, 16, ____? 18 20 22 24
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henpenBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
1 answer should be enough for you to be able to work it out yourself.
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_irawk_Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
divide them all by four.
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MaddiBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I understand what the Pythagoran therom is. I am jsut not sure how to find it in this way. I know how to sue the formula, but ughhhh. I just need help on this part. I am not looking for the answer though, just how.
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_irawk_Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
like I said, Pythagorean triplets remain constant if you multiply or divide.
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_irawk_Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so divide them all by 4
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henpenBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
All of the options are larger than 12 and 16, so are the hypotenuse of the triangle. So square each of the options, and add together the squares of 12 and 16 and see which options match
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_irawk_Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
do you understand how to solve it?
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MaddiBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yes, thank you both! :) sorry, I just wasnt thinking!
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