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### Altitude to the Hypotenuse

Explore the relationship between the length of the altitude to the hypotenuse in a right triangle and the lengths of the two segments formed when this altitude intersects the hypotenuse.
• TI-Nspire™ CX/CX II
• TI-Nspire™ CX CAS/CX II CAS

### Area Measures and Right Triangles

Investigate dependent and independent objects when three equilateral triangles are drawn on the sides of a right triangle.
• TI-Nspire™ CX/CX II
• TI-Nspire™ CX CAS/CX II CAS

### Pythagorean Relationships

Investigate the triangles that can be formed using one side of three squares to build the triangle.
• TI-Nspire™ CX/CX II
• TI-Nspire™ CX CAS/CX II CAS
• TI-Nspire™
• TI-Nspire™ CAS

### Pythagorean Triples

Explore Pythagorean triples by dragging vertices to find whole number Pythagorean triples.
• TI-Nspire™ CX/CX II
• TI-Nspire™ CX CAS/CX II CAS

### Special Right Triangles

Examine two types of special right triangles and determine the predictable relationships between the lengths of their legs and hypotenuse.
• TI-Nspire™ CX/CX II
• TI-Nspire™ CX CAS/CX II CAS