Pythagorean Theorem Word Problems
Students investigate the concept of the Pythagorean Theorem for geometry by using word problems. The challenge is for them to translate the words into the right measurements for a triangle looking for the longest side known as the hypotenuse.
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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 activity, in which they apply the Pythagorean theorem to real-world problems as well as mathematical problems. The...
7th - 9th Math CCSS: Designed
Proofs into Practice: The Pythagorean Theorem in the Real World
As an introduction to the lesson plan, 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...
8th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed