Measuring and Verifying the Pythagorean Theorum
High schoolers measure the distances between two points and then verify the length using the Pythagorean theorem. They also plot points on graph paper and calculate distances.
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Basic Trigonometry and Radians
A fabulous set of examples and problems that introduce basic trigonometry concepts, this packet is set apart by the care it takes to integrate both radians and degrees into the material. After defining radians, the author demonstrates...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Applying the Pythagorean Theorem in a Mathematical Context
Participants who use this resource will apply the Pythagorean Theorem to show whether or not the shaded triangle inscribed in a rectangle is a right triangle. Once all of the sides on the shaded triangle are found, it is important that...
7th - 9th Math CCSS: Designed
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
Proofs into Practice: The Pythagorean Theorem in the Real World
As an introduction to the instructional activity, learners verify the Pythagorean theorem with a hands-on proof. Then, pupils use the theorem to determine whether three side lengths could form a right triangle and choose one of two...
8th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed