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  • one year ago

whats the Pythagorean Theorem ?

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  1. Vocaloid
    • one year ago
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    |dw:1435109397977:dw| good question! the pythagorean theorem states that a^2 + b^2 = c^2, where a and b are the legs of any right triangle and c is the hypotenuse

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    so is than when soh cah toah comes into place or how ever it goes?

  3. Vocaloid
    • one year ago
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    soh cah toah is a bit different, that has to do with the ratio of sides let me illustrate

  4. Vocaloid
    • one year ago
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    |dw:1435109534106:dw|

  5. Vocaloid
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    sinA = opposite/hypotenuse = a/c cosA = adjacent/hypotenuse = b/c tanA = opposite/adjacent = a/b

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    so if i have a question like this how would i go about doing it ? Which construction can you use to prove the Pythagorean Theorem based on similarity of triangles?

  7. Vocaloid
    • one year ago
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    huh, I'm actually not quite sure about this one @peachpi would you be able to help on this one?

  8. anonymous
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    sorry it went out on this side umm there was a graph with it

  9. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    or a picture

  10. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    I'm not sure either. I think you can construct a line from the right angle perpendicular to the hypotenuse, but I don't know the name for it. |dw:1435110227632:dw|

  11. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    hmm that was one of the choices what you have there but it kicked me off my wifi so there for my work got lost so i have to restart :(

  12. Vocaloid
    • one year ago
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    found this online, it confirms peachpi's answer and should be helpful to you https://learnzillion.com/lessons/283-prove-the-pythagorean-theorem-using-similar-triangles

  13. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    i really appreciate it

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