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Proof without Words: Algebraic Areas

A visual proof of the identity
\((a + b)^2 + (a - b)^2 = 2(a^2 + b^2)\)

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3532
MSC Codes: 
97F70
Author(s): 
Shirley Wakin (University of New Haven)
Publication Date: 
Wednesday, July 14, 2010
Original Publication Source: 
Mathematics Magazine
Original Publication Date: 
September, 1984
Subject(s): 
Numbers and Computation
Measurement
Area
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Applicable Course(s): 
2.1 College Algebra
Modify Date: 
Wednesday, July 14, 2010
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