Pythagorean Theorem

Students discover the Pythagorean Theorem.  In this discovering the Pythagorean Theorem lesson plan, students measure the lengths of various triangles to the nearest centimeter. Students record their measurements in a table.  Students square each measurement and determine the relationship the two sides of a triangle have to the hypotenuse.

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Resource Details

Grade
7th - 8th
Subjects
Geometry
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Technology
Calculator
Year
2007
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