The Department of Mathematics Education. EMAT 6700 J. Wilson

Math 1: Geometry

MM1G1: The student will use and apply the Pythagorean Theorem.

The Pythagorean Theorem

If a and b are the lengths of the legs of a right triangle and c is length of the hypotenuse, then the square of the length of the hypotenuse is equal to the sum of the squares of the lengths of the legs.

The following GSP file contains visual proofs from the book Pythagoras Plugged In by Dan Bennett and published by Key Curriculum Press. Click Here.

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