Ch 35: NES Essential Academic Skills Math: The Pythagorean Theorem

About This Chapter

Further explore the Pythagorean theorem and its statements by watching this chapter's online video lessons. Heighten your chances of mastering related questions on the NES Essential Academic Skills Math test when you complete this review process.

NES Essential Academic Skills Math: The Pythagorean Theorem - Chapter Summary

Prepare to apply your knowledge of the Pythagorean theorem when you sit for the NES Essential Academic Skills Math examination for teacher certification. Learn more about its applications and pertinent definitions when you review the tutorial video lessons in this chapter. Study the ways in which the Pythagorean theorem can be used to identify right triangles or find the length of a missing side when the length of two sides are known. This chapter might assist you with:

  • Defining and applying the Pythagorean theorem
  • Understanding the function and fundamentals of the Pythagorean theorem
  • Describing the theorem as it relates to the law of cosines
  • Using the converse of the Pythagorean theorem

Teachers who have mastered the Pythagorean theorem present the topics in this chapter's entertaining video lessons. The videos are short and self paced. Watch them online via your mobile or wired technology. You'll be able to submit questions on this topic to instructors from the Dashboard area of the lessons. Click on the video, quiz and course tabs to access relevant information. You'll also be able to take the chapter and final examinations whenever you're ready.

NES Essential Academic Skills Math: The Pythagorean Theorem Chapter Objectives

Your knowledge of general geometric concepts and the Pythagorean theorem in particular will be evaluated during the NES Essential Academic Skills Subtest III - Mathematics examination's third competency area. Use what you studied throughout this chapter when displaying your expertise and qualifications to teach this material. You'll have up to an hour to supply your best answers to the computer-based examination's 45 multiple-choice questions.

Chapter Practice Exam
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