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Pythagorean Theorem and Special Right Triangles


In this lesson, students will be focusing on right-triangle geometry, specifically how does the Pythagorean Formula apply to right triangles and using other special formulas for specific types of right triangles (45-45-90 and 30-60-90) to find missing sides.


Learning Targets: 
A. Recognize Right Triangles (Sight, Draw, Measure etc…)
B. Recognize when to use Pythagorean Formula or Special Formulas
C. Find missing sides of any right triangle
D. Know the difference between legs and hypotenuse in any right triangle
E. Prove triangles are right triangles F. Apply knowledge to real-world problems
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Resource Type: 
Creative Commons Licence
Common Core Math
Common Core Math: