# Follow the Fence, Then the Hypotenuse

Middle schoolers investigate finding the side length of a figure. In this finding the side length of a figure instructional activity, students construct a right triangle on a side length of a quadrilateral. Middle schoolers find the length of non-vertical and non-horizontal sides of polygons. Students use the Pythagorean Theorem to find the length of the hypotenuse of a right triangle.

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