#### Transcript of Pythagorean Theorem

**Pythagorean Theorem**

Right Triangles

The square of the hypotenuse (c) is equal to the sum the squares of the other two sides (a & b).

Using the Formula

Use the Pythagorean Theorem to find the measure of the missing hypotenuse.

What is the

Pythagorean Theorem?

The Pythagorean Theorem is a formula used to find the measures of the sides of a right triangle

Parts of a Right Triangle

Pythagorean Theorem Formula

Using the Pythagorean Theorem Formula

Plug in the information you know

hypotenuse = c

sides = a or b

Solve for the missing side or hypotenuse

Parts of a Right Triangle

**Objective: I can use the Pythagorean Theorem to solve problems.**

Finding missing hypotenuse

How does it work?

Finding missing leg

Practice

ALWAYS across from the right angle,

ALWAYS the longest side

Labeled "C" in the Pythagorean Theorem

Hypotenuse

Legs

Create the right angle

Labeled "A" and "B" in the Pythagorean Theorem

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