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Pythagorean Theorem

Pythagorean Theorem

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G-SRT 4: Prove theorems about triangles. Theorems include: a line parallel to one side of a triangle divides the other two proportionally,
and conversely; the Pythagorean Theorem proved using triangle similarity.

Objective:  Students will prove the Pythagorean Identity using right triangle geometry

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Tutorial

Directions:

Watch the entire video to answer Question 1

Listen to the entire podcast to answer Question 3

Read the entire web page to answer Question 3.

TAKE NOTES to receive 2 points extra credit.  Make sure to take your time, pause, and replay if necessary.  You will be answering a Big Idea question at the end that covers all the information in the resources given.

How was the Pythagorean Theorem created?

Source: youtube

Listen to the following link

Source: Apple Podcasts

The Many, Many Proofs of the Pythagorean Identity

Source: University of Massachusetts Boston

BIG IDEA

Prove the Pythagorean Theorem either visually or algebraically: