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# A Look at Pythagoras' Theorem

Pythagoras Pythagoras Theorem is a2 b2 c2 a being the shortest side usually the adjacent b being the middle length side usually the opposite and c being the longest side always the hypotenuse This theorem only works in Right angled triangles The numbers 3 4 and 5 satisfy the condition 32 42 52 This is because 32 9 and 42 16 9 16 25 and 52 25 therefore 32 42 52 The numbers 5 12 and 13 and 7 24 and 25 also satisfy the condition 52 122 132 52 25 122 144 132 169 25 52 144 122 169 132 72 242 252 72 49 242 576 252 625 49 72 576 242 625 252 Perimeter 3 4 and 5 3 4 5 12 Area 3 4 and 5 x 3 x 4 6 Perimeter 5 12 and 13 5 12 13 30 Area 5 12 and 13 x 5 x 12 30 Perimeter 7 24 and 25 7 24 25 56 Area 7 24 and 25 X 7 X 24 84 From the first 3 terms I have noticed the following a increases by 2 in each term a is equal to the term number multiplied by 2 then add 1 the last digit of b is in a pattern 4 2 4 the last digit of c is in a pattern 5 3 5 the square root of b c a c is always 1 to b b increases by 4 each term a x n n b From the above annotations I have predicted the next two terms The first three terms and

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