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# The Rope Stretcher

Unit 5: Area Relationships
Lesson 4 of 6

## Big Idea: Students apply the Pythagorean Theorem and criteria for triangle congruence in a proof...and learn how the ancient pyramids of Egypt were laid out.

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Math, Geometry, Proofs, Pythagorean Theorem, history of mathematics, ancient design and engineering
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### Tom Chandler

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