Identifying Sets of Pythagorean Triples: Matching Problem

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What sets of whole numbers make up the measures of side lengths in right triangles? Pupils use an interactive triangle to learn about Pythagorean triples. Individuals find missing values in triples and learn more about Pythagorean triples and how to create others based on known triples.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Research Pythagorean triples that are not multiples of another
  • Use manipulatives to build triangles with Pythagorean and use a protractor to confirm that it is a right triangle
Classroom Considerations
  • Individuals should be comfortable with the Pythagorean Theorem
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Pros
  • Provides the correct answer if the question is answered incorrectly
  • The interactive triangle adjusts to create the triangles referred to in the problems
Cons
  • None
Common Core