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Special right triangles

Special right triangles

Author: Jonathan Heeren
Description: Use coordinate geometry to represent and analyze line segments and polygons, including determining lengths, midpoints and slopes of line segments.

a) I can determine the slope of a line.

b) I can determine the distance (length) between points

    on a coordinate plane.

c) I can determine the midpoint of a segment given

    coordinates of the endpoints.

d) I can use slopes and lengths to analyze polygons. 

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Special Right triangles

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Special Right triangles

Video created by Mr. Heeren on special right triangles

Examples of 45-45-90

This video shows some examples of 45-45-90 triangles (OPTIONAL BUT HELPFUL)

Solving Special Right Triangles


Special Right Triangles with rationalizing


Special Right Triangles Situations