The students will use the .tns document ALTHYP1M to discover the relationship between the altitude on the hypotenuse and the two segments of the hypotenuse.
Before the Activity
- Download the .tns document ALTHYP1M to handhelds using TI-Nspire Computer link software or Connect to Class software.
- Students should do the worksheet "Using TI-Nspire to Explore".
During the Activity
This activity is a lesson launcher for understanding the relationship between the altitude upon the hypotenuse and the segments of the hypotenuse.
- Distribute Student Worksheet for G.G. 47 with measures CD.
- Students use the .tns document ALTHYP1M to answer questions from student worksheet.
After the Activity
Review student results from worksheet.