Pythagoras

Even Pythagoras couldn't explain it better. Scholars watch an informative video that shows how to solve for missing sides of a right triangle using the Pythagorean Theorem. It covers four examples: two for finding the hypotenuse and two for finding one of the legs.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Apply the provided worksheet as homework
Classroom Considerations

  • Note that the resource is for learners studying for the GCSE
  • Video assumes students use calculators to determine square roots to the nearest tenth
Pros

  • Provides textbook examples and additional practice problems on the topic
  • Shows each step of the work, making it easy to follow along
Cons

  • Terminology differs slightly from those of US classrooms, such as right-angled triangles and Pythagoras' theorem
Common Core