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Pythagorean Theorem

Pythagorean Theorem

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  1.  

    Provide a proof of the Pythagorean Theorem.

  2.  

    Demonstrate how to use the Pythagorean Theorem to find missing side lengths, also providing examples for the learner to practice.

  3.  

    Use the converse of the Pythagorean Theorem to determine whether a triangle is right, acute, or obtuse.

 

This packet should help a learner seeking to understand the Pythagorean Theorem and how to use it to find missing side lengths of right triangles.

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Tutorial

Introduction to the Pythagorean Theorem

This video introduces the Pythagorean theorem.

Proof of the Pythagorean Theorem

This video presents a geometric proof of the Pythagorean Theorem.

Using the Pythagorean Theorem to Find a Missing Side Length

This video presents several examples of the Pythagorean Theorem in use.

Converse of the Pythagorean Theorem

This video explains how to use the converse of the Pythagorean Theorem to determine whether a triangle is right, acute, or obtuse.