Write an addition statement using these three squares .
What are the side lengths of each ?
Hypotenuese = A = 169cm 2 (13cm)
Leg 1 = A = 144cm2 (12cm)
Leg 2 = A = 25cm2 (5cm)
Describe, using words and symbols, the relationship between the side lengths of
each square ?
The relationship between the side lengths of each square shows that the triangle is a right triangle. Because the Pythagorean Relationship is true. Because the are of the legs equal the are of the hypotenuse.
Monday, December 14, 2009