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FSA - Grade 8 Math: Pythagorean Theorem - Chapter Summary
This collection of lessons provides the student with all they need to understand and use the Pythagorean Theorem for the FSA - Grade 8 Math test. The comprehensive video lessons include:
- Definition of the Pythagorean Theorem
- Converse and special cases of the Pythagorean Theorem
- Applications of the Pythagorean Theorem
- Measurements using the Pythagorean Theorem
Our interactive video lessons come with written transcripts that allow your student to take in the lesson again in a different way. They can also use our interactive timeline to jump to key topics in the videos for review. There are lesson quizzes and practice tests to help with retention and preparation for the real test, and our instructors are available to answer questions.
FSA - Grade 8 Math: Pythagorean Theorem Chapter Objectives
This chapter's lessons apply to the Geometry section of the FSA - Grade 8 Math test; this section makes up 27% of the total test. The computer-based test is used by the state of Florida to measure the academic development of their 8th-grade students in mathematics. There are three types of questions on the test: multiple choice, open answer, and technology-enhanced items. After reviewing the lessons in this chapter, use the assessment quizzes to test your student's understanding and make sure they are ready for test day.
1. Pythagorean Theorem: Definition & Example
Learn what the Pythagorean Theorem says about a right triangle and the relationships of its three sides to each other by watching this video lesson. Also learn how you can use this to your advantage when solving problems.
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.
3. 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.
4. Finding Distance with the Pythagorean Theorem
How much faster is it to cut the corners in a race around the block? In this lesson, review the Pythagorean Theorem, and figure out how to solve without a right triangle.
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Other chapters within the FSA - Grade 8 Math: Test Prep & Practice course
- FSA - Grade 8 Math: The Real Number System
- FSA - Grade 8 Math: Algebraic Expressions
- FSA - Grade 8 Math: Linear Equations
- FSA - Grade 8 Math: Functions
- FSA - Grade 8 Math: Congruence and Similarity
- FSA - Grade 8 Math: Cylinders, Cones and Spheres
- FSA - Grade 8 Math: Statistics and Probability
- FSA - Grade 8 Math Flashcards