Pythagorean Triples and Angle Measures
In this math worksheet, students draw right triangles approximating the lengths of the sides given. Then they compare their estimates with the actual angle measurements.
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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...
9th - 11th Math CCSS: Designed
Similarity and Right Triangle Trigonometry
Starting with similar triangles and dilation factors, this unit quickly and thoroughly progresses into the world of right triangle features and trigonometric relationships. Presented in easy-to-attack modules with copious application...
10th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
New Review How Do You Measure the Immeasurable?
How do you measure a distance where the measurement tool will not reach? Pupils use the concept of similar triangles to perform indirect measurements. The lesson plan asks teachers to demonstrate the method and lead the class through a...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
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.
5 mins 8th - 11th Math CCSS: Adaptable
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...
8th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Pythagorean Explorer
Make sure the measurement is right. The interactive provides right triangles with a missing side measurement. Pupils use the given sides and the Pythagorean Theorem to calculate the length of the missing side. After entering the length,...
6th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed