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## Proving the Pythagorean theorem

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Title:
MathML Pythagorean Theorem
MathML Pythagorean Theorem
Slug:
Web/MathML/Examples/MathML_Pythagorean_Theorem
Web/MathML/Examples/MathML_Pythagorean_Theorem
Tags:
"Math education", "MathML", "HTML5 Math"
"Math education", "MathML", "HTML5 Math"
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t7    a 2 + b 2 = c 2 We can prove the theorem algebraically by shot7    <p>
>wing that the area of the big square equals the area<br>
8      &lt;math 1ex"="" height="0.5ex" side="left" style="font-siz
>e: 16pt; font-family: arial; mspace depth=" width="2.5ex"&gt; a 2
> + b 2 = c 2 We can prove the theorem algebraically by showing th
>at the area of the big square equals the area<br>
8    of the inner square (hypotenuse squared) plus the area of the9      of the inner square (hypotenuse squared) plus the area of t
> four triangles: (a + b)2 = c2 + 4(1 2)a b a2 + 2ab + b2 = c2 + 2>he four triangles: (a + b)2 = c2 + 4(1 2)a b a2 + 2ab + b2 = c2 +
>ab a2 + b2 = c2> 2ab a2 + b2 = c2
10    </p>

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