Pythagoras’ Theorem – Finding the Hypotenuse

Pythagoras’ Theorem – Finding the Hypotenuse
Pythagoras’ Theorem – Finding the Hypotenuse
Pythagoras’ Theorem – Finding the Hypotenuse

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Pythagoras’ Theorem – Finding the Hypotenuse

Students learn how to derive and apply Pythagoras' Theorem to find the hypotenuse of right-angled triangles.  As learning progresses they are challenged to apply Pythagoras' Theorem to a range of problems.
Differentiated Learning Objectives
  • All students should be able to calculate length of the hypotenuse in a right-angled triangle.
  • Most students should be able to calculate length of the hypotenuse in a right-angled triangle when given in a real life context.
  • Some students should be able to calculate the distance between two coordinate pairs.
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