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### Pythagoras1

1. 1. December 10, 2009 Right Triangles
2. 2. December 10, 2009 Can you make a right triangle with sides 6 units, 6 units and 12 units?
3. 3. December 10, 2009 4, 5 and 12? 6, 7 and 12?
4. 4. December 10, 2009 Only some combinations of side measures will produce right triangles.
5. 5. December 10, 2009
6. 6. December 10, 2009 Longer Short Leg 2 2 Hypotenuse Leg (a) a b (c) c2 (b)
7. 7. December 10, 2009 Pythagorean Relationship · the relationship between the side measures of a right triangle. · the sum of the areas of the squares attached to the legs of a right triangle equals the area of the square attached to the hypotenuse. · a 2 + b 2 = c2