Example problem 3

This problem can be solved with the Pythagorean theorem. We consider this to be a fairly easy problem, worth 10 points. Send answers to mathstat@uoguelph.ca.

How big are the squares?

If the above diagram is the same if you rotate it a quarter turn, find the area of the three squares shown. Your submitted answer should say how you found the areas as well as saying what they are.

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