Education Technology

Pythagorean Theorem with Equation Solver

Published on 10/17/2008

Activity Overview

Students will represent and analyze mathematical situations and structures using algebraic symbols.

Before the Activity

Provide each student with a copy of the attached .pdf document.

During the Activity

Students will:

  • Enter the Pythagorean Theorem into Equation Solver.
  • Use Equation Solver to find missing lengths in right triangle problems.
  • After the Activity

  • Review student answers
  • As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
  • Re-teach concepts as necessary