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162 resources with the keyterm right triangle

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Colorful Triangles

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Learners examine a figure made up of different types of triangles and then determine whether each triangle is right, acute, or obtuse. Next, they color each type of triangle a different color. Finally, pupils answer three fill in the...
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Study Jams! Area of a Triangle

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Even though there is a wide variety of different triangles in the world, knowing a single equation allows us to find the area of each and every one of them. Follow along with this step-by-step presentation as Zoe clearly models how to...
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Base and Height

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
It is easy to find the area of a triangle where the base and the height are given. But in this resource, it is up to your geometers to identify the base and height of the triangle. In fact, your pupils will learn that there are three...
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How Do You Find the Sine of an Angle in a Right Triangle?

For Teachers 7th - 11th
A trigonometric ratio is a ratio between two sides of a right triangle. In this problem, find sin(A) in the given right triangle. Use the ratio of the opposite side over the hypotenuse.
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What are the Legs and Hypotenuse of a Right Triangle?

For Teachers 6th - 10th
What are all the parts of a right triangle called? What makes it a right triangle? Legs? Triangles have legs? Hypotenuse? Pythagorean Theorem? The instructor diagrams and identifies all the parts of a right triangle for you.
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How Do You Find the Area of a Trapezoid?

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Trapezoids can be tricky! Break down the process of finding the area of a trapezoid with an engaging math video. Learners explore area formula and shown exactly how to plug in information, solve, and simplify. 
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What is a Triangle?

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Triangles, triangles, triangles. What makes a polygon a triangle? How many types of triangles are there? How do you determine what kind of triangle it is? Watch this video as the teacher explains 'tri' meaning three, making a triangle -...
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How Do You Find a Missing Side of a Right Triangle Using Cosine?

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Trigonometry? What's trigonometry. Well, something to do with triangles, right? Right! Right triangles! In this problem, find the missing length of one of the sides. So set this up as a ratio: cosine(A) = adjacent side length divided by...
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How Do You Determine if a Triangle Is a Right Triangle if You Know its Sides?

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Use the Pythagorean Theorem formula to check if this given triangle, with the given lengths of each side, is a right triangle. It's as simple as plugging the given values into the formula and doing the math to see if the solution checks...
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What Is the Distance Formula?

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Find the distance between two points on a coordinate plane. How is that done? Let's take a look at the distance formula. What's the distance formula? Well, it's a form of the Pythagorean Theorem. How? Watch the instructor diagram and...
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Find the Area of a Right Triangle

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Help your class develop a greater understanding of the area of a right triangle. The video starts by reviewing the area of a rectangle and noting that the rectangle is made up of two congruent triangles. Learners are then shown that in...
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Running on the Football Field

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Make your class into Pythagorean theorem fanatics in no time. What a great resource to get your sports enthusiasts into the math game! Read the commentary so you can you can strategize how to apply the three math practices.
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Painting a Barn

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
When painting a barn you have to calculate surface area, and that is exactly what this resource is about. Not only will your future home owners calculate the surface area, but also the cost. It is a real-life problem that every that...
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Finding Areas of Polygons, Variation 1

For Teachers 5th - 9th Standards
An exercise in finding the area of polygons by decomposing into triangles and composing into rectangles is the focus of this resource. Make several copies of the worksheet for each participant. Ask learners to use colored pencils to...
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Same Base and Height, Variation 2

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
This is a good model for learners to visualize triangles of the same base and height. They can can begin to comprehend that these triangles will have the same area no matter how the triangle is drawn. It is part of a series of resources...
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Area of a Trapezoid

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Here is a straightforward example of how to apply the Pythagorean Theorem to find an unknown side-length of a trapezoid. Commentary gives additional information on proving that the inside of the trapezoid is a rectangle, but is...
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How Do You Find the Area of a Trapezoid?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Trapezoids can be tricky. Break down the process of finding the area of a trapezoid with this video! Viewers are given information about the area formula and shown exactly how to plug in information, solve, and simplify. This is a...
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How Was the Distance Formula Derived?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Are you working on the distance formula? Derive the distance formula and help your learners by showing them the logic behind the distance formula. This practical video should help conceptual understanding and is appropriate for in-class...
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Identifying a Triangle by its Sides and Angles

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Identify triangles by their angle measures and side lengths by looking at and measuring angle measures and side lengths. Use Cabri Jr. to construct various triangles, then manipulate the construction to create the 6 types of triangles,...
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For Students 4th - 7th Standards
Why are there so many different types of triangles? Be that as it may, beginning geometers need to understand the differences between equilateral, isosceles, scalene, and right triangles, and they get a visual approach with this...
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7-2 Self Check Pythagorean Theorem Multiple Choice

For Students 8th - 10th
Middle and high schoolers use the Pythagorean Theorem to determine the length of the sides of a right triangle. They solve distance problems. This one-page worksheet contains 10 multiple-choice problems. This is self-checking worksheet.
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Reteaching 5.4 The Pythagorean Theorem

For Students 8th - 12th
In this Pythagorean Theorem instructional activity, pupils use the Pythagorean Theorem to determine the length of a missing side of a right triangle. This three-page instructional activity contains examples, explanations, and 25...
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Area of Right-Angled Triangles

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
There's a trick to solving the area of a triangle, and it involves a skill your geometers have already mastered. Help them discover the connection between finding a rectangle's area and finding a right triangle's area as they solve for...
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Mathematical Modeling

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Study various types of mathematical models in this math activity. Learners calculate the slope to determine the risk in a situation described. They respond to a number of questions and analyze their statistical data. Then, they determine...