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Surf for More Math


Lesson 7: Solve Problems Using Diagrams

Use these interactive activities to encourage students to have fun on the Web while learning about number relationships. Students can try these activities on their own or in pairs.

Use diagrams to solve problems about squares and square roots.

Builds Upon
Student Book pages 32–35


Instructions for Use

Using the Pythagorean Theorem allows students to practice using the Pythagorean Theorem to solve problems.

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.