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In this geometry instructional activity, learners generate Pythagorean triples using technology. They enter a program which generates Pythagorean triples in to their TI-83 calculator and examine the results.
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Systems of Equations Leading to Pythagorean Triples
Find Pythagorean Triples like the ancient Babylonians. The resource presents the concept of Pythagorean Triples. It provides the system of equations the Babylonians used to calculate Pythagorean Triples more than 4,000 years ago. Pupils...
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Trigonometry and the Pythagorean Theorem
Ancient Egyptians sure knew their trigonometry! Pupils learn how the pyramid architects applied right triangle trigonometry. When comparing the Pythagorean theorem to the trigonometric ratios, they learn an important connection that...
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New Review Using the Pythagorean Theorem: Lesson
Is it right to use the converse? A segment of a basic geometry playlist introduces the Pythagorean Theorem and its converse. The video uses Pythagorean triples when finding whether a triangle is a right triangle or not.
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Identifying Sets of Pythagorean Triples: Matching Problem
What sets of whole numbers make up the measures of side lengths in right triangles? Pupils use an interactive triangle to learn about Pythagorean triples. Individuals find missing values in triples and learn more about Pythagorean...
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Identifying Sets of Pythagorean Triples: The iPad is a Pythagorean Triple
Compare iPad and HDTV aspect ratios. Individuals use the interactive to determine whether the measurements of screens represent a Pythagorean triple. The pupils determine what changes are needed to make a Pythagorean triple.
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