Pythagorean Theorem Proof
- Samantha Cruz
Use the blue point to move the object. Use the purple point to turn the object.
Arrange the box on the left so that it contains 4 of the congruent right triangles and the blue and green square. Arrange the box on the right so that it contains 4 of the congruent right triangles and the red square. How are the squares related to the triangles? How can you express the area of the squares in terms of the sides of the triangles? How is the diagram on the left related to the diagram on the right?