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Prove It (Part 2)

Unit 9: Similar and Right Triangles
Lesson 3 of 8

Objective: Students will be able to use similar right triangles to prove the Pythagorean Theorem, and then work on identifying common student errors when using the theorem.

Big Idea: Students work on proving hypotheses – and end up proving the Pythagorean Theorem.

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Math, similar triangles, Geometry, Similarity and Congruence, triangle (Determining Measurements), Pythagorean Theorem, similar right triangles, right triangle, proof, altitude to the hypotenuse, hypothesis, 10th grade
  45 minutes
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