The Pythagorean Theorem PowerPoint

Grade Levels
5th - 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Formats Included
  • PPTX
20 pages
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This animated PowerPoint is great for introducing a topic and helping students with a reference when they forget definitions. The presentation begins with outlining objectives and ends with a summary slide to guide students to important information as a "take away" from the lesson. Each slide also comes with notes so that you may print them out for your students so they have guided note taking with blanks to fill in so they improve this crucial skill.

In this lesson we go over how to use the Pythagorean theorem to solve for missing side lengths in right triangles. The slides go over how Pythagoras discovered the pattern for his formula as well as how to use it to find a missing hypotenuse or modify the Pythagorean theorem to find a missing leg. Then we move on to utilizing the converse and Pythagorean triples to determine if a triangle is right and how to quickly find missing pieces in our head without all the squaring!

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Total Pages
20 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
55 minutes
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