Seth is using the figure shown below to prove the Pythagorean Theorem using triangle similarity: In the given triangle PQR, angle P is 90 and segment...
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Seth is using the figure shown below to prove the Pythagorean Theorem using triangle similarity:

In the given triangle PQR, angle P is 90° and segment PS is perpendicular to segment QR.




Part A: Identify a pair of similar triangles. (2 points)


Part B: Explain how you know the triangles from Part A are similar. (4 points)


Part C: If RS = 4 and RQ = 16, find the length of segment RP. Show your work. (4 points)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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