Exit Slip-When to use the Pythagorean Theorem.pdf - Section 4: Exit Slip

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Apply the Pythagorean Theorem to a Broken Telephone Pole and an Isosceles Right Triangle.

Unit 5: Radical Expressions, Equations, and Rational Exponents
Lesson 2 of 11

Objective: SWBAT find the exact and approximate original height of a broken telephone pole, as well as recognize the pattern of an Isosceles Right Triangles.

Big Idea: The purpose of this lesson is to solve a multi-step problem using the Pythagorean Theorem and understand when to apply it.

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Math, irrational numbers, Algebra, word problems, Pythagorean Theorem, real world, radicals, master teacher project, Algebra 1
  55 minutes
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