Pythagorean Theorem Proof 1

Move slider \alpha to the extreme right.
1.) What do you observe? What is the area of the larger square (green and red regions)?

 

2.) Move slider p to the extreme right. What is the area of the figure formed in terms of a and b?

3.) What can you say about the area of the square in Question 1 and the area of the figure in Question 2?

4.) What equation can you form using the areas of these squares?  

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