Using the Pythagorean Theorem: Lesson

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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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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Find the first four sets of Pythagorean Triples
  • Research different proofs of the Pythagorean Theorem
Classroom Considerations

  • Pupils should be comfortable with squaring numbers
Pros

  • Links to additional videos and practice problems
  • Includes the arithmetic used to solve example problems
Cons

  • None