A Geometric Investigation of (a + b)^2
What is the value of (a + b)2? You might think it's a2 + b2, but it's not! Use this geometric demonstration to find out what it really is.
Explore this interactive math tool and try to figure out what's happening on your own. How does this demonstration help you discover the value of (a + b)2?
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