In this finding the missing units in triangles activity, students apply the Pythagorean Theorem to solve. Students solve 10 problems.
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Getting it Right! An Investigation of the Pythagorean Theorem
In order to learn about the Pythagorean Theorem, young mathematicians investigate relations and patterns between different sides of a right triangle to look for possible relations among the squared sides. Once they have established the...
5th - 8th Math
New Review Science of NFL Football: Pythagorean Theorem
Physics can make football players better. A creative video shows learners how to apply the Pythagorean Theorem to defensive situations. The first of a 10-part video series calculates the distance a defender needs to cover using right...
4 mins 5th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Understanding the Pythagorean Theorem
Who is Pythagoras and what is the Pythagorean Theorem? Ben knows and he's made a video all about it! The Pythagorean Theorem is defined, the procedure is demonstrated, and an example is provided. Ben also mentions how the theorem is used...
2 mins 5th - 7th Math
Getting It Right! An Investigation of the Pythagorean Theorem
Learners construct a variety of right triangles using a right-angled set square, cutting corners from pieces of paper or cardboard, and using dynamic geometry software. They measure the sides of these various right triangles and record...
6th - 8th Math