Problem Centered Lesson on the Pythagorean Theorem
Eighth graders solve problems using the Pythagorean Theorem in a useful and meaningful situation.
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Systems of Equations Leading to Pythagorean Triples
Find Pythagorean Triples like the ancient Babylonians. The resource presents the concept of Pythagorean Triples. It provides the system of equations the Babylonians used to calculate Pythagorean Triples more than 4,000 years ago. Pupils...
8th Math CCSS: Designed
Proofs into Practice: The Pythagorean Theorem in the Real World
As an introduction to the lesson, 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 real-life situations...
8th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Pythagorean Theorem: Prove It (Part 2)
Do your geometry pupils complain they'll never use this stuff in real life? Prove them wrong with this straightforward instructional activity, in which they apply the Pythagorean theorem to real-world problems as well as mathematical...
7th - 9th Math CCSS: Designed