Geometry 5.7. The Pythagorean Theorem. Learning Targets. Students will be able to… Use the Pythagorean theorem and its converse to solve problems. Use Pythagorean inequalities to classify triangles. Warm-up. Homework Check. Homework Check. Vocabulary. c. a. b. Right Triangles.
The Pythagorean Theorem
Hypotenuse – Always the longest side.
- Side opposite the right angle.
- Side c is the hypotenuse
Leg – The two shorter sides.
- The sides that make up the right angle.
- a and b are the legs
Find the missing side. Tell if the side lengths form a Pythagorean Triple