In using the figure below to prove the Pythagorean Theorem, which statement would not be used?
A The area of the large square is equal to
1
2 (a2 + 2ab + b2).
B The area of the large square, less the area of the smaller square, is equal to 4 (
1
2 ab).
C The four triangles are all congruent.
D The area of the smaller square, c2, is equal to a2 + b2.

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2017-08-17 14:20:01

I think its A. but it could also be B.

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