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Description:

This interactive simulation, students are able to visualize a proof of the Pythagorean Theorem by choosing a right triangle, and watching as a2 + b2 = c2 is proved. This is an excellent introduction for students to not only understand the formula, but why the formula works to measure the sides of right triangles.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Informal Education,Middle School,NSDL,Grade 8,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-016,High School,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120614151529718T,Mathematics

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

Collections:

None
Update Standards?

CCSS.Math.Content.8.G.B.6: Common Core State Standards for Mathematics

Explain a proof of the Pythagorean Theorem and its converse.

CCSS.Math.Content.HSG-SRT.B.4: Common Core State Standards for Mathematics

Prove theorems about triangles.
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