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Pythagorean Theorem - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives
Support your understanding of mathematics by using this chapter to study the Pythagorean Theorem and how it can be used in math and in everyday life. These video lessons will help you assess this theorem with easy to understand examples. You can work through this chapter to learn about:
- The definition of the Pythagorean Theorem
- Applications for the Pythagorean Theorem
- How to find distance with the Pythagorean Theorem
|Pythagorean Theorem: Definition & Example||Evaluate the Pythagorean Theorem to ensure you understand it.|
|The Pythagorean Theorem: Practice and Application||Survey uses of the Pythagorean Theorem.|
|Finding Distance with the Pythagorean Theorem||Calculate distance using the Pythagorean Theorem.|
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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