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Pythagoras' theorem explanation 2

The following may also help you remember the Pythagoras' theorem formula.

Take the Squares example A square plus B square is C square

The sum of the squares `A+B` are exactly the same size as square `C`

A plus B squared is C squared

The following diagram shows this more explicitly.

Only right angle triangles can be used in the three four and five triangle method


Proved by

`3times3` `+` `4times4` `=` `5times5`
`9` `+` `16` `=` `25`
    `25` `=` `25`

They call this a three, four, five triangle and it only works with right angled triangles.


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