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President Garfield’s Proof of the Pythagorean Theorem

Tenth graders investigate the Pythagorean Theorem.  In this geometry lesson, 10th graders explore a proof of the Pythagorean Theorem with is attributed to President James A. Garfield in 1876.  Cabri Jr. is required to replicate the construction and proof.

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Grade
10th
Subjects
Math
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