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Pythagorean Theorem, Missing Lengths Task Cards or Puzzle

Pythagorean Theorem, Missing Lengths Task Cards or Puzzle
Pythagorean Theorem, Missing Lengths Task Cards or Puzzle
Pythagorean Theorem, Missing Lengths Task Cards or Puzzle
Pythagorean Theorem, Missing Lengths Task Cards or Puzzle
Pythagorean Theorem, Missing Lengths Task Cards or Puzzle
Pythagorean Theorem, Missing Lengths Task Cards or Puzzle
Product Description
Practice applying the Pythagorean Theorem to triangles and irregular polygons with this missing lengths activity. In the download, you will receive two versions: task cards or a printable puzzle.

Students will use the Pythagorean Theorem to solve for missing lengths of a variety of shapes in order to solve a riddle. Problems range from basic to difficult and include a variety of shapes.

Once my students completed this activity, they said basic right triangle questions seemed easy!

Task Card Version
14 task cards each feature a shape with a missing length. Students find the missing lengths using the Pythagorean Theorem and record answers on the sheet provided to solve a riddle. Great version to use with centers or groups. Also, you can hang the cards around the room and have students move about solving.

Puzzle Version
A one-page handout includes all the shapes. Students find the missing lengths using the Pythagorean Theorem and record answers at the bottom to solve a riddle. Great version for partners or individual practice.

Both versions are in PDF format, along with an answer key.

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Total Pages
9 pages
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
45 minutes
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