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Objective to solve problems involving the pythagorean theorem

Objective- To solve problems involving the Pythagorean Theorem.

For Right Triangles Only!

- always opposite

the right angle

hypotenuse

leg

leg


Objective to solve problems involving the pythagorean theorem1

Objective- To solve problems involving the Pythagorean Theorem.

For Right Triangles Only!

hypotenuse

c

a

leg

b

leg


Objective to solve problems involving the pythagorean theorem2

Objective- To solve problems involving the Pythagorean Theorem.

For Right Triangles Only!

hypotenuse

c

a

b

a

b


Objective to solve problems involving the pythagorean theorem3

Objective- To solve problems involving the Pythagorean Theorem.

For Right Triangles Only!

Pythagorean Theorem

c

a

b


Objective to solve problems involving the pythagorean theorem

Solve for x.

x

6

8


Objective to solve problems involving the pythagorean theorem

Solve for y.

7

4

y


Objective to solve problems involving the pythagorean theorem

Solve for t.

6

t

15


Pythagorean triples

Pythagorean Triples

3 4 5

6 8 10

9 12 15

12 16 20


Pythagorean triples1

Pythagorean Triples

3 4 5

5 12 13

7 24 25

6 8 10

10 24 26

14 48 50

9 12 15

15 36 39

21 72 75

12 16 20

12

9

15


Objective to solve problems involving the pythagorean theorem

To the nearest tenth of a foot, find the length

of the diagonal of a rectangle with a width of

4 feet and a length of 10 feet.

x

4 ft.

10 ft.


Objective to solve problems involving the pythagorean theorem

A car drives 20 miles due east and then 45 miles

due south. To the nearest hundredth of a mile,

how far is the car from its starting point?

20 miles

x

45 miles


Informal proof 1

Informal Proof #1

Inscribe a square within the square.


Informal proof 11

Informal Proof #1

a

b

c

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Informal proof 12

a

Informal Proof #1

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Informal proof 13

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Informal Proof #1

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Informal proof 14

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Informal Proof #1

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Informal proof 15

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Informal Proof #1

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Informal proof 16

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Informal Proof #1

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Informal proof 17

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Informal Proof #1

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Informal proof 18

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Informal Proof #1

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Informal proof 19

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Informal Proof #1

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Informal proof 110

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Informal Proof #1

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Informal proof 111

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Informal Proof #1

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Informal proof 112

Informal Proof #1

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Informal proof 113

Informal Proof #1

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Informal proof 114

Informal Proof #1

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Informal proof 115

Informal Proof #1

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c

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Informal proof 2

Informal Proof #2

a + b

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Total Purple Yellow

Area Area Area

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b

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c

c

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c

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a


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