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In the 1939 movie The Wizard of Oz, upon being presented with a Th.D. (Doctor of thinkology), the Scarecrow

proudly exclaims, "The sum of the square roots of any two sides of an isosceles triangle is equal to the square root of the remaining side." Did theScarecrow get the Pythagorean Theorem right? In particular point out and describe the errors in the Scarecrow's statement.

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Below are the points that Scarecrow's Statement was not correct about. 1. The triangle must be right triangle ,... View the full answer

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Before we talk about this statement1 let’s see how the Pythagorean Theorem is stated. "Sum of squares of the two sides of a right triangle is equal to the square of the hypotenuse of the...

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