Investigating the Pythagorean Theorem
High schoolers are introduced to the Pythagorean theorem and explore the relationships between the sides of a right triangle. They work in pairs to solve a series of problems and record their results on a chart.
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Prove the Pythagorean Theorem Using Similarity
Amaze your classes with the ability to find side lengths of triangles immediately — they'll all want to know your trick! Learners use the Pythagorean Theorem and special right triangle relationships to find missing side lengths.
9th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
New Review The Pythagorean Relationship
Add up areas of squares to discover the pythagorean relationship. Small groups create right triangles with squares along each side. They calculate the areas of each square and notice the relationship. Groups construct other types of...
9th - 11th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Proof of the Pythagorean Theorem Using Transformations
Middle and high schoolers construct a triangle using Cabri Jr. They construct squares on each of the legs and hypotenuse of the triangle. Pupils show that the area of the squares on the leg equal the area of the square on the hypotenuse.
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed