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Unformatted text preview: Denote the length of CD by x . C A B a b c 1 c 2 Figure 1.14: Pythagoras Theorem by Proportions (a) Show that the two triangles ACD and CBD are both similar to ABC . (b) Using the similarity of CBD with ABC , show that a c = c 1 a or a 2 = cc 1 . (c) Using the similarity of ACD with ABC , show that c b = b c 2 or b 2 = cc 2 ....
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This note was uploaded on 10/20/2011 for the course MAC 2311 taught by Professor All during the Fall '08 term at University of Florida.
- Fall '08