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anonymous
 one year ago
The sets of numbers 3, 4, 5 and 8, 15, 17 are Pythagorean triples. Use what you know about the Pythagorean Theorem and explain or show why they are Pythagorean triples. Be sure to show your work for each set of triples!
anonymous
 one year ago
The sets of numbers 3, 4, 5 and 8, 15, 17 are Pythagorean triples. Use what you know about the Pythagorean Theorem and explain or show why they are Pythagorean triples. Be sure to show your work for each set of triples!

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Loser66
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3I forgot what Pythagorean Theorem says. Do you remember?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0it says a^2 + b^2 =c^2

Loser66
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3oh, so, for 3 , 4,5 we can check, right? 3^2 = 9 4^2 = 16 5^2 =25 and we have 25 = 16 +9 ahha!!! bingo we have c^2 = a^2 + b^2 where a = 4, b=3 and c =5, right???

Loser66
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3Am I right? are you with me?? @otaku789

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0They are triples because they follow the rule of \( a^2 + b^2 = c^2 \) and it forms a right triangle and they are positive integers. \( a^2 + b^2 = c^2 \) \( 3^2 + 4^2 = 5^2 \) \( 9 + 16 = 25 \) \( 25= 25 \) is true so it makes 3,4 and 5 triples. Same for the other set of integers.
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