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9-80.

Jenna is working with three squares with areas of 16 cm2, 9 cm2, and 36 cm2. She thinks they will make an obtuse triangle. Do you agree? Explain your reasoning. Homework Help ✎

What are the values of the sides of each square?

Try to predict what kind of triangle can be made from the squares below.

The sides of the squares are 4 cm, 3 cm, and 6 cm.
These values make up the values of the sides of the triangle.

What kind of triangle do these squares make?