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Proving Pythagorean Theorem Using Similar Triangles

Unit 6: Similarity
Lesson 7 of 8

Objective: SWBAT use similar triangles to prove the Pythagorean Theorem.

Big Idea: Altitude Adjustment? By strategically introducing the altitude to the hypotenuse of a right triangle, students will be able to prove the Pythagorean Theorem.

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Math, Pythagorean Theorem, Similar Triangles, proof
  130 minutes
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