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.