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Pythagorean Theorem and Its Converse

Pythagorean Theorem and Its Converse

Author: Rachel Kaplan

We will cover:
-Proof of the Pythagorean Theorem
-Using the Pythagorean Theorem
-Using the converse of the Pythagorean Theorem

Through a series of powerpoints and examples, we will cover the meaning, proof, and use of the both the Pythagorean Theorem and its converse.

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Table of Contents

Section one: Everything you need to know about the Pythagorean Theorem & its Converse (meaning, proof, solving, etc.)

Section two: Table of Pythagorean Triples

Section three: Examples of solving side lengths of right triangles

Section four: Examples of identifying right triangles

Section five: Answers to examples

All About the Pythagorean Theorem

In this slideshow, learn about the Pythagorean Theorem, how to use it, how to prove it, as well as the converse!

Table of Pythagorean Triples

Here's a list of all the pythagorean triples where the hypotenuse is less than 100:

(3, 4, 5)                  (9, 40, 41)                 (16, 63,65)             (36, 77, 85)

(5,12, 13)             (11, 60, 61)                (20, 21, 29)            (39, 80, 89)

(7, 24, 25)            (12, 35, 37)                (28, 45, 53)            (48, 55, 73)

(8, 15, 17)             (13, 84, 85)               (33, 56, 65)             (65, 72, 97)

Finding the Missing Side Length

Identifying Right Triangles

Answers to Examples