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Students use the pythagorean theorem in order to derive the distance formula. Includes pythagorean theorem practice problems


  • Mathematics > General
  • Mathematics > Geometry

Education Levels:

  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12


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Update Standards?

CCSS.Math.Content.HSF-TF.C.8: Common Core State Standards for Mathematics

Prove the Pythagorean identity sin²(?) + cos²(?) = 1 and use it to find sin(?), cos(?), or tan(?) given sin(?), cos(?), or tan(?) and the quadrant of the angle.

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

Prove theorems about triangles.

CCSS.Math.Content.HSG-SRT.C.8: Common Core State Standards for Mathematics

Use trigonometric ratios and the Pythagorean Theorem to solve right triangles in applied problems.?

S2487000: Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Mathematics

use models and diagrams to explain the Pythagorean theorem.
Curriki Rating
On a scale of 0 to 3
On a scale of 0 to 3

This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3, as of 2009-07-27.

Component Ratings:

Technical Completeness: 2
Content Accuracy: 3
Appropriate Pedagogy: 3

Reviewer Comments:

I’m sorry that the video is missing from this lesson; it would have been interesting. Otherwise this set of exercises covers the ground fairly well. The 3-D problem is an new wrinkle that should capture students’ interest.

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