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Pythagorean Review

Grade:
6-8
Standards:
Geometry
Math Content:
Geometry

Review and explore the Pythagorean Theorem.

How to Use

  • Use the red points, sides, and colored areas to adjust the size and location of the right triangle.
  • You can drag any measurement, once shown, to another location if you wish.

Buttons

The Show/Hide buttons will toggle on/off measurements and the relationship of the measurements.
 

Before using any of the buttons, explore the following:

  • What is the Pythagorean Theorem?
  • Prove the Pythagorean Theorem.
  • Write down a real-world scenario where this theorem would be useful.


 

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