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# 3e pythagorean theorem

## by D Sanders, Teacher at Mendenhall Jr. High on Dec 15, 2010

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Pythagorean Theorem - Introduction - 7th grade math

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• 3e: Create an argument using Pythagorean Theorem principles to show that a triangle is a right triangle
By: Deia Sanders
• Vocabulary
Right Angle: an angle that measures 90 degrees
Vertex: The point where 2 sides of a polygon meet
Right Triangle: a triangle with one right angle
Legs of a Right triangle: the two sides of a right triangle that form the right angle
Hypotenuse: the side directly across from the right angle; always the long side of the right triangle
• Pythagorean Theorem
a2 + b2 = c2
leg2 + leg2 = hypotenuse2
• Letâ€™s look at page 46