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Distance Between Parallel Lines: Lesson

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Rely on slope when counting won't do. Using horizontal and vertical parallel lines, the presentation shows scholars how to find the distance by counting. The video uses the relationship of the slopes of perpendicular lines to find two...
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Finding the Distance Between Two Points: Lesson

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
Point out an application of Pythagoras. The segment of an essential playlist on geometry provides a quick review of the Pythagorean Theorem. Using a right triangle to show the positions of two points, the presenter calculates the...
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Pythagorean Explorer

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Make sure the measurement is right. The interactive provides right triangles with a missing side measurement. Pupils use the given sides and the Pythagorean Theorem to calculate the length of the missing side. After entering the length,...
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Introduction to the Pythagorean Theorem

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
Use a new medium to investigate an old mathematical theorem. Young mathematicians learn about the Pythagorean Theorem from a YouTube video in the Socratica Geometry playlist. They first see if a set of values is a Pythagorean triple and...
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Science of NFL Football: Pythagorean Theorem

For Students 5th - 12th Standards
Physics can make football players better. A creative video shows learners how to apply the Pythagorean Theorem to defensive situations. The first of a 10-part video series calculates the distance a defender needs to cover using right...
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Distance Formula: Right Triangles

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
Go the distance with a far out resource. Individuals use an interactive to create right triangles on a coordinate plane to help find distance between two points. Challenge questions aid them in developing the distance formula.
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Applications of the Pythagorean Theorem

For Students 8th Standards
Begin seeing the world through the lens of geometry! Use the 19th installment in a 25-part module to apply the Pythagorean Theorem to solve real-world problems. Individuals sketch situations resulting in right triangles such as the...
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Distance on the Coordinate Plane

For Students 8th Standards
Apply the Pythagorean Theorem to coordinate geometry. Learners find the distance between two points on a coordinate plane by using the Pythagorean Theorem. The vertical and horizontal change creates a right triangle, which allows...
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Pythagorean Theorem, Revisited

For Students 8th Standards
Transform your pupils into mathematicians as they learn to prove the popular Pythagorean Theorem. The 16th lesson plan in the series of 25 continues by teaching learners how to develop a proof. It shows how to prove the Pythagorean...
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End-of-Module Assessment Task: Grade 8 Mathematics (Module 7)

For Students 8th Standards
It's time to discover what your classes have learned! The final lesson in the 25-part module is an assessment that covers the Pythagorean Theorem. Application of the theorem includes distance between points, the volume of...
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Converse of the Pythagorean Theorem

For Students 8th Standards
Discover a new application of the Pythagorean Theorem. Learners prove and apply the converse of the Pythagorean Theorem in the 17th activity in a 25-part series. The examples ask learners to verify right triangles using the converse of...
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Marbles in a Glass

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Allow learners to design their own strategies to solve a problem. Given dimensions of a glass and a smaller marble, scholars must find the dimensions of a larger marble. The answer key suggests using the Pythagorean Theorem, but multiple...
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Pythagorean Inequalities

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Right, acute, or obtuse: how do you know? Learners observe how to use the Pythagorean Theorem to determine the type of triangle from a set of side lengths. The video includes an example of each triangle type.
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Discovering the Pythagorean Theorem

For Teachers 8th Standards
Young mathematicians join the ancient order of the Pythagoreans by completing an assessment task that asks them to find the area of tilted squares on dot paper. They then look at patterns in the squares to develop the Pythagorean Theorem.
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Geometry

For Students 7th - 8th Standards
Help learners find joy in facing mathematical challenges. The questions posed on this worksheet encourage young mathematicians to utilize skills learned throughout a geometry unit, and to apply themselves and persevere through problem...
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Geometry: Angles, Triangles, and Distance

For Students 8th Standards
The Pythagorean Theorem is a staple of middle school geometry. Scholars first investigate angle relationships, both in triangles and in parallel lines with a transversal, before proving and applying the Pythagorean Theorem.
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Formulas for Elementary and Intermediate Algebra

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Give your scholars the support they need to work with formulas. A reference page offers definitions and picture examples of perimeter, area, surface area, volume, the Pythagorean theorem, a variety of shapes, and more. 
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It’s the Right Thing

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Measure that shadow, and you'll find the height of the building! Learners study concepts related to right triangles during this extended unit project. They identify right triangles in the world, find heights of objects using similar...
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Review Unit 8: Geometry Applicaitons

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
Pupils complete a review worksheet that highlights the key problems from the first eight lessons in the series. Topics include the Pythagorean Theorem and its converse, as well as finding volume of three-dimensional figures.
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Pre-Test Unit 8: Geometry Applications

For Students 8th Standards
What does a squared and b squared make? C squared of course! The pre-test assesses eighth graders' knowledge of the Pythagorean Theorem, application of the Pythagorean Theorem, and finding volumes of solids. 
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The Distance Between Points

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
Find the shortest distance from A to B using the Pythagorean Theorem! Scholars learn they can find the distance between two points by creating a right triangle using the horizontal and vertical lengths and applying the Pythagorean Theorem. 
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Working with Coordinate Planes: Assessments

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
It's time for scholars to show what they know about coordinate planes with a collection of three assessments. The exams' objectives include plotting points on a single grid, measuring using the distance formula, and identifying points on...
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Working with Coordinate Planes: Activities and Supplemental Materials

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Seven activities make up a collection of supplemental materials to reinforce graphing on a coordinate plane. Worksheet objectives include plotting coordinates within single and four quadrants, measuring straight and diagonal lines, and...
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Working With Coordinate Planes: Student Video

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Provide your mathematicians an introduction to coordinate planes with a captivating video featuring Virtual Math Girl. Viewers get a step-by-step description of how to use a single, positive number quadrant to plot ordered pairs, and to...