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3.02 Finding the hypotenuse

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The two smallest numbers in a Pythagorean triad are $9$9 and $12$12.

Which number completes the triad?

$16$16

A

$15$15

B

$21$21

C

$225$225

D

$16$16

A

$15$15

B

$21$21

C

$225$225

D
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The two smallest numbers in a Pythagorean triad are $8$8 and $15$15.

Which number completes the triad?

Consider the right-angled triangle.

Consider the right-angled triangle.

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Investigate Pythagoras’ Theorem and its application to solving simple problems involving right-angled triangles.

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