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Exploring the Pythagorean Theorem

Published on 08/25/2011

Activity Overview

Explore the distance formula and Pythagorean theorem and make the connection between the two.

Objectives

  • Analyze relationships to develop the Pythagorean Theorem
  • Find missing sides in right triangles using the Pythagorean Theorem
  • Connect the Pythagorean Theorem to finding the distance between two points in the coordinate plane

About the Lesson

Geometry, Lists and Spreadsheets, and Calculator

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