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What kind of triangle will the edges of the squares at right form? What will the side lengths be?

Here are the squares reproduced below.
What kind of triangle do these form?

3 squares of different sizes. 1 side from each square is connected at the vertex of another square to form an interior obtuse triangle.

How do you know it is an obtuse triangle without looking at the picture?
How can you find the side lengths from the areas of the squares?

3 squares labeled as follows: 36 square units, 400 squares, and 625 square units.