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TAKS: What Did He Say? Using the Pythagorean Theorem

Activity Overview

Students will learn how to use the relationship described in the Pythagorean Theorem and the home screen of the calculator to find missing information.

Before the Activity

Download the "What Did He Say? Using the Pythagorean Theorem" - Teacher Notes and Student Worksheet

During the Activity

Teacher will review the relationship of the Pythagorean Theorem and discuss the use of the home screen as a means of finding missing information in questions.

After the Activity

Teacher will lead discussion using similar questions from various sources including TAKS release items to confirm student understanding.