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    Mathematical reasoning

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    The Pythagorean Theorem for right triangles states that if a and b are the lengths of the legs of a right triangle and c is the length of the hypotenuse, then a2 + b2 = c2.

    Prove that if m is a real number and m, m + 1, and m + 2 are the lengths of the three sides of a right triangle, then m = 3.

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    Prove that if m is a real number and m, m + 1, and m + 2 are the lengths of the three sides of a right triangle, then m = 3.

    (m+2) will be the length of the ...

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    Mathematical reasoning is exemplified.

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