# Ch 46: 6th-8th Grade Geometry: The Pythagorean Theorem

Help your 6th, 7th or 8th graders improve their understanding of the Pythagorean Theorem through this chapter's lessons. You can view videos that demonstrate uses of the Pythagorean Theorem and then use the multiple-choice quizzes to measure students' grasp of this mathematical formula.

## The Pythagorean Theorem - Chapter Summary

The lessons in this chapter review the Pythagorean Theorem and how it can be used to find various properties of a triangle, such as the length of the hypotenuse. Each lesson includes a short video where instructors present key theories using fun graphics and real-life examples. The lessons also include practice quizzes, video transcripts that highlight important terms and equations, and an end-of-chapter test that can be used to reinforce key concepts of Pythagoras' Theorem.

## Chapter Lessons and Objectives

Lesson Objective
The Pythagorean Theorem: Practice and Application Instructors explain the Pythagorean Theorem and demonstrate real-life applications.
The Pythagorean Theorem: Converse and Special Cases Students learn to prove the converse and identify special cases of the Pythagorean Theorem.
How to Find the Hypotenuse of a Right Triangle Using the Pythagorean Theorem Instructors teach the procedures for finding the hypotenuse of a right angled triangle.
How to Find Shorter Sides on a Right Triangle Using the Pythagorean Theorem This lesson shows students how to determine the length of one of the shorter sides of a right triangle using the Pythagorean Theorem.
How to Solve Functional Problems Involving the Pythagorean Theorem In this lesson, instructors demonstrate ways to solve function problems using the Pythagorean Theorem.

Final Exam
Chapter Exam

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