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Surf For More Math

CHAPTER 1: NUMBER RELATIONSHIPS

Lesson 6: The Pythagorean Theorem

Goal
Model, explain and apply the Pythagorean theorem.

 

Instructions for Use

Pythagorean Explorer 

Calculate the length of one side of the given right triangle by using the Pythagorean Theorem. Click “Check Answer” to check your answers.

 

Using the Pythagorean Theorem

Now that you know how the Pythagorean theorem works (a2 + b2 = c2), you can use it to solve all kinds of problems. Try the Pythagorean theorem with either “baseball” or “ladder” problems.

 

 

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