The diagram below shows 3 questions mounted on the sides of a right triangle. The area of the two small squares are labeled. That is the area of the big square?

JosTheDude Apr 4, 2020

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Use the Pythagorean Theorem... to get:

sqrt(15)^2+sqrt(27)^2=42

sqrt(42) is one side length, so

42 is the area!

CalTheGreat Apr 4, 2020