Pythagorean Theorem
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This lesson discusses the Pythagorean Theorem and how to solve for the missing side of a right triangle.

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Slide 1  Pythagorean Theorem
 Working with Right Triangles

Slide 2  Vertex
 A point of a geometric shape where two sides meet to form a “corner”
 Vertices is plural for vertex

Slide 3  Right Triangle
 A triangle that has one of the three vertices measuring

Slide 4  Parts of a Right Triangle
 3 Parts
 Leg
 Leg
 hypotenuse

Slide 5  The Pythagorean Theorem
 The sum of the squares of the legs is equal to the square of the hypotenuse.
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Slide 6  Worked Example