Lesson goal: Graphically adding $\sin^2+\cos^2$

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Here is a graphical version that proves that $\sin^2(x)+\cos^2(x)=1$. We did a textual version of this in a past lesson. This one allows you to really see the behavior of the sine vs the cosine and see how they add after each is squared.

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