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NUMB3RS - Season 3 - "Traffic" - To Pythagoras and Beyond

Published on 10/17/2008

Activity Overview

This activity uses the Pythagorean relationship with non-right triangles to relate the Pythagorean Theorem to the Law of Cosines.

Before the Activity

Download the attached PDF and look over the Teacher Page.

During the Activity

Discuss the materials from the Student Page with your class.

After the Activity

Encourage students to explore web sites and questions from the Extensions page.