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The Pythagorean Theorem and the Distance Formula

Unit 5: Radical Expressions, Equations, and Rational Exponents
Lesson 3 of 11

Objective: SWBAT find the distance between two points of an oblique line segment on the coordinate plane using both the Pythagorean Theorem and the Distance Formula.

Big Idea: The main point of this lesson is for students to recognize the similarities between the Pythagorean Theorem and the Distance Formula.

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Math, distance formula, Algebra, median, independent practice, Pythagorean Theorem, Exit Slip, Warm UP, master teacher project, Self, partner critique, altitude, radicals
  50 minutes
compare pythagorean theorem to the distance formula
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