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Ch 27: COOP Exam: The Pythagorean Theorem

About This Chapter

The lessons and assessments in this chapter review the applications of the Pythagorean theorem. You can view these fun videos as part of your preparations for the mathematics subtest of the COOP exam.

COOP Exam: The Pythagorean Theorem - Chapter Objectives

These lessons can help you prepare for the Cooperative Admissions Examination Program (COOP) test by reviewing applications of the Pythagorean theorem. Once you've completed these lessons you should have a better understanding of:

  • Finding the hypotenuse of a right triangle
  • Solving for the shorter side of a right triangle
  • Functional problems involving the Pythagorean theorem
  • Converse and special cases with the Pythagorean theorem

In addition to watching the videos, read the text transcripts and take the lesson quizzes. The transcripts provide you with written overviews of the lessons that highlight key terms and vocabulary of the chapter. The lesson quizzes help you test your knowledge and find topics you don't know. If you find topics you don't know, return to the lessons with the video tags to improve your understanding of them.

COOP Exam: The Pythagorean Theorem Chapter Objectives

You will need to do well on the COOP exam if you are wanting to be admitted into specific Catholic high schools in the state of New Jersey. This chapter has been put together to help you prepare for questions on the mathematics subtest regarding geometry and the Pythagorean theorem. The mathematics subtest is the last of seven sections in the COOP exam. The test is made up of all multiple-choice questions.

5 Lessons in Chapter 27: COOP Exam: The Pythagorean Theorem
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The Pythagorean Theorem: Practice and Application

1. The Pythagorean Theorem: Practice and Application

The Pythagorean theorem is one of the most famous geometric theorems. Written by the Greek mathematician Pythagoras, this theorem makes it possible to find a missing side length of a right triangle. Learn more about the famous theorem here and test your understanding with a quiz.

The Pythagorean Theorem: Converse and Special Cases

2. The Pythagorean Theorem: Converse and Special Cases

The Pythagorean Theorem is a famous theorem for right triangles. Watch this video to learn how the Pythagorean Theorem relates to the law of cosines and how the converse of the Pythagorean Theorem can help you identify right triangles.

How to Find the Hypotenuse of a Right Triangle Using the Pythagorean Theorem

3. How to Find the Hypotenuse of a Right Triangle Using the Pythagorean Theorem

After watching this video lesson, you will be able to use the Pythagorean Theorem and its resultant formula to help you find the length of the hypotenuse of a right triangle when you know the measurements of the triangle's two other sides.

How to Find Shorter Sides on a Right Triangle Using the Pythagorean Theorem

4. How to Find Shorter Sides on a Right Triangle Using the Pythagorean Theorem

Sure, the Pythagorean Theorem is useful for finding the hypotenuse of a right triangle, but what about the other sides? As this lesson shows, it's just a matter of flipping the formula.

How to Solve Functional Problems Involving the Pythagorean Theorem

5. How to Solve Functional Problems Involving the Pythagorean Theorem

One of the most useful aspects of studying triangles is the Pythagorean Theorem. In this lesson, we use it to find the unknown length of a side of a triangle, whether it is a shorter side or the hypotenuse.

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