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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.

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CCSS: Designed
Resource Details

9th - 12th
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Resource Types
Lesson Plans
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Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Included Materials

  • Teacher Notes Appendix A
  • Teacher Notes Appendix B
  • Teacher Notes
  • CBIG1101.8xv
  • CBIG1102.8xv
  • Worksheet