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Right Triangles• What are the parts of a right triangle?
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Square Activity• Draw a right triangle with sides of 3 and 4 units• Draw a square using each side as a base• What is the area of the first square?• What is the area of the second square? 3 4
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The Pythagorean theorem statesthat in a right triangle, the sum ofthe squares of the lengths of thelegs is equal to the square of thelength of the hypotenuse.
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Pythagorean Theorem a +b =c 2 2 2• c is the length of the hypotenuse• a and b are the lengths of the legs a2 c a b b2
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Square Activity• Draw a right triangle with sides of 4 and 4 units• Draw a square using each side as a base• What is the area of the first square?• What is the area of the second square? 4 4
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